what is the meaning of sharon?

actually i was suggested by yahoo mechanism to have sharon in my email-id. then my christian friends told me this word has a biblical significance. i am a hindu and don't know deeply the bible and don't have enough time to read it. so tell me the significance of sharon

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Hebrew origin. Means Beloved

    Song of Solomon 2:1 (King James Version)

    God said "I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys".

  • Vaughn
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Apparently "Sharon" means fruitful -- the only Biblical connection I know of is the Rose of Sharon, from the "Song of Songs" passages (which are quite beautiful love poetry). Here's a link to a site about the shrub, Rose of Sharon, which also gives background to the Bible and the Torah.


  • saehli
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    First Sharon was the name of a flat coastal area in Israel.

    In the Bible God made a reference to the Rose of Sharon.

    (You find that name in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath as ”Rosasharn”)

    Afterwards it was also used as a name, first for boys, then also for girls:

    Ariel Sharon, P.M. of Israel,

    Sharon Tate, Roman Polanski’s partner (murdered by Charles Manson)

    Sharon is also another word for khaki, the fruit (and color).

    You are welcome!

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