[ 2 syll. (s)her-ril(l), sh-erri-ll ] The baby girl name Sherrill is also used as a boy name, though it is more popular for girls. It is pronounced as SHEHRihL †. Sherrill has its origins in the Germanic, French, and English languages. It is used largely in English.
Sherrill is an English form of the French, German, Dutch, English, and Scandinavian Charlotte.
Sherrill is also a familiar form of the English Cherie.
Sherrill is also an English spelling variant of the English and German Cheryl.
See also the related category french.
Sherrill is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1944 with 0.019% of baby girls being named Sherrill. It was #448 in rank then. The baby name has substantially slipped in popularity since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. In 2016, among the family of girl names directly related to Sherrill, Charlotte was the most widely used. Although Sherrill is today more frequently used for baby girls, there was a period from 1931 to 1932 when more boys were given the name. After 1934, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys. In 1946, 5 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Sherrill.
Baby names that sound like Sherrill include Sherill, Sheryl, Cherrill, Cheryl, Cheryle, Cheryll, Saril, Searlait, Sharel, Sharla, Sharlee, Sharlie, Sharyl, Sherelle, Sherlee, Sherley, Sherli, Sherlie, Sherly, and Sherrel.
† Pronunciation for Sherrill: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"