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What does Cherita mean?

Cherita Pronunciation of Cherita [cheri-ta] as a girls' name has its root in French, and the meaning of the name Cherita is "dear, darling; cherry fruit". Cherita is an alternate spelling of Cherie (French). Cherita is also a derivative of Cherry (Middle English, Old French).

Associated with: cherry (tree).


21 alternative forms via Cherie, Cherry: Cher, Chere, Cheree, Chereen, Chereena, Cherell, Cherena, Cherey, Cheri, Cherida, Cherina, Cherise, Cherree, Cherrey, Cherri, Cherrie, Chery, Cheryl, Cheryth, Cheyrie and Sheria.

Creative forms:
(female) Cherica, Cheridy, ..

(male) Cherica, Chering, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cherita Lilith (C.L.), ..

How popular is Cherita?

Cherita is an unusual first name for females. Cherita is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Cherita (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Cherri, Cherrie, Cherry, Cheryl, Cherise, Cherie, Chere, Cheree, Cheri and Cher. Adoption of these relations of Cherita was at its apex 65 years ago (average #1111), but now, versions such as Cheri have become somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cher, Chere, Cheree, Cheri, Cherie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherise, Cherri, Cherrie, Cherry, Cheryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cherita is pronounced similarly to Chairity, Chariety, Charita, Charitee, Charitey, Chariti, Charity, Charitye, Sharita, Sharity and Sherita. Other suggested similar names are Carita, Caritta, Ceria, Cerisa, Cerrita, Charidy, Charisa, Charista, Chariza, Charlita, Charty, Chelisa, Cheresa, Cherice, Cherisa, Cherish, Cherit, Cherith, Chita, Christa, Cieria, Clarita, Corita, Perita, Serita, Sherica, Sherifa, Sherina, Sherisa and Verita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cherita.

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