Sharon
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
SHER-ən
Meaning
From fertile fields and forests
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Sharon originates in Hebrew language and means "from fertile fields and forests". It refers to fields and plains near the Israeli coast. It can be used as both feminine and masculine given names, currently it is much more popular for girls in the United States. It was popularized by the American actress Sharon Stone. It functions as a surname as well, the famous bearer being Ariel Sharon, former Israeli Prime Minister. It is also the name of several places in the United States.

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Sharona, Shari, Sharone, Sharron, Sharyn, Sheron, Sherron, Sharin, Sharronne, Sheryn, Sherynn

Famous Sharons

Sharon Acker - actress
Sharon Bailey - jazz musician
Sharon Barrett - professional golfer
Sharon Batt - writer
Sharon Corr - musician
Sharon Gless - actress
Sharon Hall - writer
Sharon Jennings - writer
Sharon Kahn - writer
Sharon Lawrence - actress
Sharon Osborne - music producer and wife of rock star Ozzy Osbourne
Sharon Stone - actress

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