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.
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)
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)
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.
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.