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Gender: Female Meaning of Sharpay: "sand skin" Origin of Sharpay: Chinese

Sharpay Origin and Meaning

The name Sharpay is a girl's name of Chinese origin meaning "sand skin".

This name of the glamorous mean girl in "High School Musical" is a euphonic spin on the dog breed Shar Pei, a brilliant name joke skewering the practice of picking a name for its sound without considering what it means. Other examples: Cliche, Hooker.

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dxnielle Says:

2016-01-23T22:44:16

name your kids sharpay and ryan! perfect names...they go together so well!

EthelBeavers Says:

2015-10-21T01:53:08

If you like shar pei's so much, you should adopt a puppy, not name your child after one.

Tia Says:

2015-10-20T03:30:15

As someone who works with dogs, all I can think of is the dog breed, Shar-Pei

DaisyMaisie Says:

2015-03-23T14:25:24

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