What does Cheri mean?
Cheri \ch(e)-ri\ as a girls' name is of French, Middle English and Old French origin, and Cheri means "dear, darling; cherry fruit". Cheri is a derivative of Cher (French). Cheri is also a derivative of Cherie (French). Cheri is also used as a variation of Cherry (Middle English, Old French).
Cheri▼ has 26 more different forms via Cher, Cherie, Cherry: Chere, Chereen, Chereena, Cherell, Cherelle, Cherena, Cherice, Cherida, Cherina, Cherise, Cherish, Cherita, Cherrelle, Cheryl▼, Cherylee, Cherylie, Cheryth, Scherie, Sher, Shereen, Shereena, Sherelle, Sherice, Sherrelle, Sherrill▼ and Sheryll.
Cheri is a very popular first name for females (#518 out of 4276, Top 12%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#88825 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Cheri for girls. Cheri was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #247 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Cheri and affiliated names. Cherish (#804 the previous year), Sherie, Sheri, Sherrill, Sherry, Sheree, Cherry, Cherie, Cherise, Cherri and Cheryl are the prominent related forms of Cheri. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4518%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0163%, down 96.4%), with versions such as Cherie, Cheri, Cheryl, Cherry and Sheree falling out of style. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Cheri▼ is pronounced similarly to Chara, Chari, Charie, Cheray, Shari▼, Shera, Sherai, Sherri▼ and Shiri. Other suggested similar baby names are Caera, Cari▼, Carri, Cera, Ceri, Ceria, Char, Charo, Cherit, Ciera▼, Cieria, Ciri, Cori▼ and Corri. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cheri.