[ syll. (c)he-ri-lyn, ch-eril-yn ] The baby girl name Cherilyn is pronounced as CH-erAHLAHN †. Cherilyn is mainly used in the English language and its language of origin is also English. The name is a modern coinage, from the combination of Cherie and Lyn.
Cherilyn is a familiar form of the English and German name Cheryl in the English language.
The name Cherilyn is used to a great extent; it has 26 variant forms. Variant forms of Cherilyn include Cheralyn, Chereen, Chereena, Cherilin, Cherilynn, Cherlyn, Cherlynn, Cherralyn, Cherrilyn, Cherrylyn, Cheryl-Lynn, Cherylene, Cherylin, Cheryline, Cheryllyn, Cherylyn, Cherylynn, Sharalyn, Sheralin, Sherilyn, Sherrilyn, Sherrylene, Sherrylyn, Sherylin, and Sherylyn. The contraction Cher is another English variant form.
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Cherilyn.
Cherilyn is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1972 with 0.010% of baby girls being given the name Cherilyn. It was #823 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then, and is today of sporadic use. Among all girl names in its family, Cherilyn was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018.
A baby name that sounds like Cherilyn is the name Cherrilyn.
† approx pronunciation for Cherilyn: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Cherilyn is Actress Cher, born Cherilyn Sarkisian 20 May 1946, El Centro, California.