Meaning and name origin
Cherita \ch(e)-ri-ta\ as a girl's name is of French, Middle English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Cherita is "dear, darling; cherry fruit". Cherita is a variant of Cherie (French): modern coinage from the French word "chérie". Also a variant of Cherry (Middle English, Old French): 19th-century coinage probably from the fruit-bearing tree of the rose family (Middle English "cherie", from Old French "cherise").
Cherita is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Cherita is also pronounced similarly to Charita, Chariti, Charity▼, Sharita and Sherita. Other suggested similar baby names are Carita, Cerrita, Cherida, Cherina, Cherisa, Cherit, Cherith, Cheryth and Corita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cherita.