Cheryl Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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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'
- 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"