SHARON
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SHER-ən, SHAR-ən   [key]
Meaning & History
From an Old Testament place name, in Hebrew שָׁרוֹן (Sharon), which means "plain", referring to the fertile plain near the coast of Israel. This is also the name of a type of flowering shrub, the rose of Sharon. It has been in use as a given name since the 1920s, possibly inspired by the heroine in the serial novel 'The Skyrocket' (1925) by Adela Rogers St. Johns.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Sharron, Sharyn
DIMINUTIVES: Shari, Sharona
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