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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.

Baby names that sound like Cher are Char, Chari, Cherri, Charo, Chara, Shery, Ciera, Shera and Cheray.

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Popularity of Cher

Cher is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3140 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Cher compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Cher only.

Popularity of name Cher
Popularity of Cher