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What does Cherish mean?

Cherish [cher-ish] as a girls' name is of English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Cherish is "to treasure and care for; dear". Modern coinage based on Cheryth and the word "cherish" from Old French "cherir", a derivative of "cher".

Associated with: modern.

Variations

Cherish has 6 variants: Charish, Charisha, Cheerish, Cherishe, Cherrish and Cherysh.

Affiliated girl name: Cher.

Cherish has 1 more alternative form via Cheryth: Cherith.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Ceiish, Cherris, ..

(male) Cherchai, Cherse, ..

How popular is Cherish?

Cherish is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2575 out of 4276, Top 60%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Cherish for girls. Cherish was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #640 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is currently at #804. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Cherish and affiliated names. Cher is the only other popular varying form of Cherish (#804 via latest list). These relations of Cherish were popular with parents in the year 2007 (adoption of 0.02%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.01%, 19%). Cherish is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherish, Cher in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE CHERISH

Suggested similar names are Caris, Carisa, Carrisa, Ceres, Cerese, Cerice, Cerisa, Cerise, Cerissa, Cerisse, Cerys, Charesa, Charese, Charice, Charis, Charisa, Charise, Charissa, Charisse, Chariza, Chelisa, Chelise, Cherece, Chereese, Cheresa, Cherese, Cheresse, Cheri, Cherice, Cherida, Cherie, Cheriese, Cherina, Cherisa, Cherise, Cherisse, Cherit, Cherita, Cherrice, Cherrise, Cheryce, Cheryse, Chris, Chrisie, Chrissa, Chrissy, Chrisy, Corisa, Cris, Sherisa and Sherise. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cherish.


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