- this week

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

The name Sharpay is a girl's name of Chinese origin meaning "sand skin". Sharpay and is often added to lists like Movie Character Names.

From the experts:

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.

Find other names based on Sharpay using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Sharpay

Pop Culture References for the name Sharpay

Sharpay Evans, from "High School Musical"

Sharpay in Blog Posts


dxnielle Says:


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

EthelBeavers Says:


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

Tia Says:


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

DaisyMaisie Says:


sharpay evans