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What does Cheri mean?

Cheri Pronunciation of Cheri [cheri] as a girls' name is of French origin, and Cheri means "dear, darling; cherry fruit". Cheri is a version of Cher (French). Cheri is also a derivative of Cherie (French). Cheri is also used as a variation of Cherry (Middle English, Old French).

Associated with: cherry (tree).


Cheri has 21 variants: Charee, Cheree, Cherey, Cherree, Cherrey, Cherri, Cherrie, Chery, Cherye, Cheyrie, Sharay, Shary, Sheree, Sherey, Sheri, Sheria, Sherie, Sherry, Shery, Shiree and Shuree.

16 more different relations via Cher, Cherie, Cherry: Chere, Chereen, Cherell, Cherena, Cherice, Cherida, Cherina, Cherise, Cherish, Cherita, Cheryl, Cherylie, Cheryth, Scherie, Sher and Sherice.

Creative forms:
(female) Charri, Chero, ..

(male) Chece, Cheer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cheri Esme (C.E.), ..

How popular is Cheri?

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. Demographics)

Cheri was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #256 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cherish (#943 from current records), Sheree, Cheryl, Sheri, Sherice, Sherry, Sherie, Cherry, Cherri, Cheree, Chere, Cherie, Cher, Cherise and Cherrie are the prominent related forms of Cheri. These relations of Cheri were favored as baby names 65 years ago (median #1043) and are now much less popular (#1933, 99%).

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Cheri is pronounced similarly to Chara, Chari, Charie, Cheeara, Cheray, Shara, Shari, Sharie, Sheera, Shera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sherai, Sheraie, Sheray, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherye, Shira, Shiri, Shura and Shyra. Other suggested similar names are Averi, Caera, Cameri, Capri, Cari, Carri, Cera, Ceri, Ceria, Chani, Char, Charil, Charin, Charis, Charli, Charo, Chel, Chela, Chelci, Chele, Chelie, Chell, Chelli, Chelo, Chels, Chelsi, Cherisa, Cherit, Cherith, Cheron, Chesli, Chesni, Chris, Chyril, Ciera, Cieria, Ciri, Clari, Cori, Corri, Eleri, Geri, Jeri, Keri, Peri and Teri. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cheri.

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