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What does Cerys mean?

Cerys Pronunciation of Cerys [cerys] as a girls' name is of Welsh derivation, and the name Cerys means "love". Cerys is a variant form of Carys (Welsh): from "caru".


2 alternative forms via Carys: Caris and Karys.

Creative forms:
(female) Cery, Sirys, ..

(male) Ceral, Cere, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cerys Toni (C.T.), ..

How popular is Cerys?

Cerys is an uncommon given name for women. Cerys is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Cerys reached its peak position of #89 in England in the year 2000, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cerys name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cerys outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only other prominent alternative form of Cerys rated in the Top 2000 is Carys. Other forms, like Karys, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Cerys was widespread 9 years ago (average #1613).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carys in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cerys outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cerys is alike in pronunciation to Ceirios, Cerese, Cerice, Cerise, Cerisse and Ceryce. Other recommended names are Cary, Caryl, Caryn, Cecyl, Celes, Cera, Cerea, Ceres, Ceri, Ceria, Cerisa, Cesya, Chery, Cherye, Cheryl, Cheryse, Cherysh, Chris, Cory, Coryn, Cris, Denys, Dorys, Erys, Eurys, Marys, Nerys and Persys. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cerys.

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