Sharon


Sharon

Sharon (שָׁרוֹן, Standard Hebrew Sharon, Tiberian Hebrew Šārôn, Spanish Sharòn, Portuguese Sharão) can be a female or male name which can be spelled with one "r" or two (Sharron).Fact|date=July 2008 It also refers to several places in the world.

From an Old Testament place name meaning "forest" in Hebrew, referring to a fertile plain near the coast of Israel. This is also the name of a type of flowering shrub, the rose of Sharon. Various nicknames of Sharon include Sharai, Sharona, Sharonald, Sharry, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherye, Shazz, Shazzy and Shazza.

People

* Sharon Bruneau, Canadian female bodybuilder and fitness competitor
* Sharon Cohen, more commonly known as Dana International, an Israeli pop singer
* Sharon Corr, Irish musician and member of The Corrs
* Sharon Cuneta, Filipina actress and talk show host
** "Sharon" (talk show), the television show hosted by Sharon Cuneta
* Sharron Davies, British swimmer
* Sharon den Adel, Within Temptation's singer
* Sharon Hanson, American heptathlete
* Sharon Jaklofsky, Australian-Dutch athlete
* Sharon Lawrence, American television actress
* Sharon Lee (writer), American novelist
* Sharon Maguire, British film director
* Sharon Mann, American voice actress working in Paris, France
* Sharron McClellan, American action-adventure author
* Sharon Osbourne, music promoter and TV personality, wife and manager of Ozzy Osbourne
* Sharon Rendle, British judoka
* Sharon Shannon, Irish musician
* Sharon Stone, American actress, model and producer
* Sharon Tate, American actress and murder victim

As a family name

* Ariel Sharon, former Israeli Prime Minister
* Gilad Sharon, Israeli son of the former Prime Minister
* Omri Sharon, Israeli son of the former Prime Minister

Places

*Sharon plain, in Israel
*Sharon, Ontario, Canada

Places in the United States of America

*Sharon, Connecticut
*Sharon, Georgia
*Sharon, Kansas
*Sharon, Massachusetts
*Sharon, New Hampshire
*Sharon, New York
** Sharon Springs, New York
*Sharon Township, North Carolina (now part of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina)
*Sharon, North Dakota
*Sharon, Pennsylvania
*Sharon, South Carolina
*Sharon, Vermont
*Sharon, West Virginia
*Sharon, Wisconsin
*New Sharon, Maine
*Sharon Springs, Kansas
*Sharonville, Ohio

Fictional characters

*Sharon Newman Abbott, a character in the daytime soap opera "The Young and The Restless"
*Sharon Carter, a Marvel Comics character
*Sharon Marsh, a character on "South Park"
*Sharon Rickman, a character from the popular British soap opera "EastEnders"
*Sharon Strzelecki, a character from "Kath & Kim"

Other

*The SS "Sharon", a nineteenth century whaling ship, which -- upon its final journey -- underwent a series of desertions, mutinies, murder and mendacity during the course of its three year voyage. The strange story of the SS "Sharon" is detailed in "In the Wake of Madness", by historian Joan Druett

*The Rose of Sharon, a flower of uncertain identity mentioned in English language translations of the Bible

*Sharon fruit, a name for one type of persimmon


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  • Sharon — bzw. Scharon bezeichnet eine dicht besiedelte Ebene in Israel, siehe Scharonebene einen Israelischen Unterbezirk, siehe Bezirke Israels eine Frucht, siehe Kaki mehrere Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Sharon (Connecticut) Sharon (Georgia) Sharon… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sharon — Sharon, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 1549 Housing Units (2000): 602 Land area (2000): 0.911545 sq. miles (2.360891 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.911545 sq. miles (2.360891… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sharon Au — (zh sp|s=欧菁仙|p=Ōu Jīngxiān) is a MediaCorp actress from Singapore. A charmingly modest compere actress, Sharon has garnered a large following with her friendly and sincere persona over the years. This is evident when she was voted one of the Top… …   Wikipedia

  • Sharon — hace referencia a: Sharon, localidad neoyorquina. Sharon Stone, actriz estadounidense. Sharon Tate, actriz estadounidense. Sharon Corr, violinista de The Corrs. Sharon den Adel, cantante de Within Temptation. Similares: Ariel Sharón, político… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sharon — f English: a 20th century coinage, from a biblical placename. The derivation is from the phrase ‘I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys’ (Song of Solomon 2: 1). The plant name ‘rose of Sharon’ is used for a shrub of the genus… …   First names dictionary

  • Sharon, GA — U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 105 Housing Units (2000): 53 Land area (2000): 0.782697 sq. miles (2.027176 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.782697 sq. miles (2.027176 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sharon, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 210 Housing Units (2000): 100 Land area (2000): 0.294380 sq. miles (0.762441 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.294380 sq. miles (0.762441 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sharon, MA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Massachusetts Population (2000): 5941 Housing Units (2000): 2084 Land area (2000): 2.989546 sq. miles (7.742888 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.029626 sq. miles (0.076732 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.019172 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sharon, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 109 Housing Units (2000): 76 Land area (2000): 1.543103 sq. miles (3.996618 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.012260 sq. miles (0.031753 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.555363 sq. miles (4.028371 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sharon, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 122 Housing Units (2000): 52 Land area (2000): 0.120405 sq. miles (0.311847 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.120405 sq. miles (0.311847 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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