Cheryl

Gender:girl

Meaning:the love of a christian

Origin:Latin

Pronunciation:cheh ral

Variations:Cheril, Cherrylle

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About Cheryl

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Cheryl is a lovely, feminine name that is a perfect choice for any baby girl. As it is a somewhat modern name, it still sounds very fresh and new and would be a great alternative to something more traditional.

Detailed Meaning

Cheryl is a relatively modern name and was coined in around the 1940s. It is thought to be a variation of the name Cherry, the short form of the name Charity.

Famous People With This Name

Cheryl is a famous British singer, dancer and television personality who got her start in the pop group, “Girls Aloud.” Cheryl Tiegs is an iconic American supermodel . Cheryl Strayed is an American author and is best known for writing “Wild,” her memoir which was turned into a movie starring Reese Witherspoon.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Cheryl include Cher or Cherry.

Related Names

Cheryl can also be spelt Cheril and Cherrylle. As stated above, it is also related to the names Cherry and Charity. Cheryl is also an alternative spelling of Sheryl.

Stories Featuring This Name

Cheryl Tunt is a character in the animated television series, “Archer.” Cheryl Blossom is a character in the Archie Comics universe, first introduced in the  “Betty and Veronica” series. Cheryl Orenthal is one of the main characters in the American sitcom, “According to Jim.”

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