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What does Cerise mean?

Cerise Pronunciation of Cerise [cerise] as a girls' name is pronounced seh-REESE. It is of English and French origin, and the meaning of Cerise is "cherry". Modern coinage from French "cerise". See Cherry. May also be used as a combination of names such as Ceri and Louise.

Associated with: cherry (tree), modern, combination (blend).


Cerise has 18 variants: Cera, Cerea, Cerese, Ceri, Ceria, Cerice, Cericia, Cerisa, Cerissa, Cerisse, Cerria, Cerrina, Cerrita, Ceryce, Charisse, Cherise, Sarese and Sherise.

15 more alternative forms via Ceri, Cherry, Louise: Aloise, Cerian, Chere, Cheree, Cheri, Cherida, Cherita, Cherrie, Eloise, Heloise, Keri, Loise, Lowise, Loyise and Luise.

Creative forms:
(female) Cerige, ..

(male) Cericy, Cerus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cerise Lianna (C.L.), ..

How popular is Cerise?

Cerise is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#52289 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Eloise (#256 in recent rankings), Louise (#1083), Heloise, Loise, Cherry, Keri, Cherrie, Chere, Charisse, Cheree, Cheri, Cherise and Cera are the popular alternative forms of Cerise (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Cerise were favored as baby names in the 1910s (average #1605) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1795, 92% less usage), with forms such as Cheri going out of style. Louise has historically been a favorite of parents, though Eloise is now the preferred form. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cera, Charisse, Chere, Cheree, Cheri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherise, Cherrie, Cherry, Eloise, Heloise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keri, Loise, Louise in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eloise, Louise outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cerise is alike in pronunciation to Ceirios and Cerys. Other suggested similar names are Caprise, Caresa, Caresse, Carie, Carine, Caris, Carisa, Carissa, Carisse, Carlise, Carrisa, Carys, Cecile, Celie, Celine, Celisse, Ceres, Charese, Charice, Charis, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Cheerish, Cherece, Chereese, Cheresa, Cherese, Cheresse, Cherice, Cherie, Cheriese, Cherisa, Cherish, Cherishe, Cherisse, Cherrice, Cherrise, Cherrish, Cheryce, Cheryse, Cherysh, Chris, Chrisie, Chrissee, Chrissie, Chrissy, Chrisy, Circe, Clarise, Clerisse, Corie, Corine, Corisa, Corissa, Cris, Crissa, Crissie (see Christina), Crissy, Delise, Derine, Felise, Gerie, Jenise, Melise, Meris, Nerice, Nerine, Neriss, Renise, Terie, Venise and Verine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cerise.

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