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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).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Cherita and its source forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cherry and Cherie. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cherie, Cherry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.