Sharon Name Meaning & Origin

Sharon

Pronunciation: SHA-rən (key)

Origin of the name Sharon:

Hebrew name meaning "a plain, a flat area." In biblical times, Sharon was a fertile, coastal plain in Palestine where roses and oak trees grew in abundance.

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Shar, Shazz, Shari, Shan, Sharie, Shay. In the "Bridget Jones" series of novels and movies by Helen Fielding, Bridget's friend Sharon is known as Shazzer. ShayRONE, Sharona,

There is a PBS series called "800 Words" set in New Zealand. The teen-aged daughter of the family it focuses on is named Sharon and called Shay.

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Famous real-life people named Sharon

Sharon Stone, American actress
Sharon Tate, American actress and murder victim
Sharon Corr, Irish musician and member of the Corrs
Sharon Creech, American author
Sharon Osbourne, music promoter and TV personality, wife and manager of Ozzy Osbourne
Sharon Needles, RuPaul's Drag Race season 4 winner
Sharon Jones, American blues singer
Sharon Case, American soap opera actress
Sharon Wilkins, American theatre actress
Sharon Myoui, Japanese-American main dancer and vocalist of South Korean pop girl group TWICE

Sharon in song, story & screen

Rose of Sharon Joad, character in John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath"
"I Ain't Sharin' Sharon", song by Jim Stafford
Sharon Norbury - Fictional character from the movie Mean girls played by the greatest Tina Fey
Sharon Carter, Captain America's love interest in Captain America: Civil War and in the Marvel Comics
Sharon Marsh, Stan’s mom in South Park
Miss Sharon Stone, character played by actress Halle Berry in the 1994 film "The Flintstones"
Sharon Pogue, character played by Jennifer Lopez in the 2001 film "Angel Eyes"

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