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Cher meaning and name origin

Cher \cher\ as a girl's name is pronounced sher. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Cher is "dear". Short form of Cheryl used as an independent name, due to the fame of singer/actress Cher, whose real name was Cherilyn. Also nickname for Cherie and Cherry. Cher is also the name of the heroine of the movie and TV series "Clueless".

Cher has 22 variant forms: Chere, Cheree, Cherey, Cheri, Cherice, Cherie, Cherise, Cherish, Cherrie, Cherry, Chery, Cherye, Cherylee, Cherylie, Sher, Sherelle, Sherey, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherry and Sheryll.

Cher is also pronounced similarly to Char. Other suggested similar baby names are Caera, Cera, Ceri, Chara, Chari, Charo, Chel, Cheray, Cherri, Ciera, Cor and Cree.

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Popularity of Cher

Cher is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3140 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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