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What does Cherit mean?

Cherit Pronunciation of Cherit [cher-it] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and Cherit means "dear, beloved". Cherit is a variant form of Charity (Latin).


15 related forms via Charity: Carita, Chairity, Charidy, Chariety, Charis, Charita, Charitee, Charitey, Chariti, Charitye, Chariza, Charty, Cherri, Cherry and Sharity.

Creative forms:
(female) Charit, Cheria, ..

(male) Cherde, Cheren, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cherit Addison (C.A.), ..

How popular is Cherit?

Cherit is a rare given name for females. Cherit is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Charity (#1218 in 2015), Cherry, Cherri and Charis are the prominent related forms of Cherit (outside Top 2000). These forms of Cherit were popular as baby names 5 decades ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are now significantly less popular, with forms such as Charity becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charis, Charity, Cherri, Cherry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cherit is pronounced similarly to Shirit. Other suggested similar names are Berit, Ceri, Ceria, Cerrita, Chari, Charie, Charil, Charin, Chelie, Cher, Cheray, Chere, Cheree, Cherey, Cheri, Cherice, Cherida, Cherie, Cherina, Cherisa, Cherise, Cherish, Cherita, Cherith, Cheron, Cherrie, Chery, Cherye, Cheryl, Cheryth, Cheyrie, Chris, Chyril, Cieria, Corita, Leerit (see Lirit), Nerit, Sheri, Sheria, Sherie, Sheril and Sherita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cherit.

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