Cheryl Name Meaning & Origin

Cheryl

Pronunciation: SHEHR-əl (key)

Origin of the name Cheryl:

20th century coinage, formed perhaps by combining names such as Cherry and Beryl. Var: Cherelle, Cheril, Cherril, Cherrill, Sharel, Sherill, Sherril, Sherryl, Sheryll.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Cher, Cheryle, Sherrill, Sheryl

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Nicknames for Cheryl

Cher, Cheri, Cherry, Chez (Shez)

Meanings and history of the name Cheryl

It comes from the French word 'Cherie' meaning 'dear one'
Welsh: Beloved

Famous real-life people named Cheryl

Cheryl Ladd, actress
Cheryl Tiegs, model
Cheryl Barldinger, played "Sunny" on the original "American Gladiators."
Cheryl Tweedy/Cole musician and TV personality
Cheryl Rainfield, author
Cheryl Brkich, Mother of Amber Mariano
Cheryl Burke, professional ballroom dancer

Cheryl in song, story & screen

Cheryl Blossom, redheaded potential love interest in the "Archie" comic series\
Cheryl Mason, a character in the game series "Silent Hill"
Cheryl from the manga series Vassalord
Cheryl, the main character's wife on "According to Jim"
Cheryl Thadafel from the videogame "The Weapon"
Cheryl, a character from the videogame "Harvest Moon: The tale of Two Towns"

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