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What does Chere mean?

Chere Pronunciation of Chere [chere] as a name for girls has its root in French, and the meaning of the name Chere is "dear, darling; cherry fruit". Chere is a version of Cher (French). Chere is also a variation of Cherie (French). Chere is also used as a derivative of Cherry (Middle English, Old French).

Associated with: cherry (tree).


Chere has 1 variant: Sher.

39 more relations via Cher, Cherie, Cherry: Charee, Cheree, Chereen, Chereena, Cherell, Cherelle, Cherena, Cherey, Cheri, Cherice, Cherida, Cherina, Cherise, Cherish, Cherita, Cherree, Cherrey, Cherri, Cherrie, Chery, Cherye, Cheryl, Cherylee, Cherylie, Cheryth, Cheyrie, Scherie, Shary, Sheree, Shereen, Sherey, Sheri, Sheria, Sherice, Sherie, Sherry, Shery, Shiree and Shuree.

Creative forms:
(female) Chera, Cheyre, ..

(male) Chece, Cheer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chere Paulina (C.P.), ..

How popular is Chere?

Chere is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3577 out of 4276, Top 84%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Chere was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1964 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cherish (#943 last year), Cheryl, Cherry, Sheree, Sheri, Sherry, Sherie, Sherice, Cherrie, Cherri, Cheree, Cherelle, Cheri, Cherise, Cherie and Cher are the prominent varying forms of Chere rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Chere reached its highest 65 years ago (average #1099) and has become much less since (#1937, 99.3%), with versions like Cherie going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chere, Cher, Cheree, Cherelle, Cheri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherie, Cherise, Cherish, Cherri, Cherrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherry, Cheryl, Sheree, Sheri, Sherice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherie, Sherry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chere and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chere is alike in pronunciation to Char. Other suggested similar names are Caera, Cee, Cele, Cera, Cerea, Ceres, Ceri, Chara, Chari, Charie, Charle, Charo, Chel, Chela, Chele, Chelie, Chell, Chelle, Chelo, Chels, Chelse, Cheray, Cherece, Cherene, Cheresa, Cherese, Cherit, Cheron, Cheryce, Cheryle, Cheryse, Chesea, Chloe, Choire, Ciera, Clare, Cree, Jere, Phedre and Vere. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chere.

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