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What does Chery mean?

Chery Pronunciation of Chery [chery] as a name for girls is of French origin, and the name Chery means "dear; cherry fruit". Chery is an alternate form of Cher (French). Chery is also a derivative of Cherry (Middle English, Old French).

Associated with: cherry (tree).


Chery has 12 variants: Cheree, Cherey, Cheri, Cherie, Cherrey, Cherri, Cherrie, Cherye, Sherey, Sheri, Sherie and Sherry.

11 more alternative forms via Cher, Cherry: Chere, Cherice, Cherida, Cherise, Cherish, Cherita, Cherylee, Cherylie, Cheryth, Sher and Sheryll.

Creative forms:
(female) Chelry, Chera, ..

(male) Cheby, Chero, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chery Ryan (C.R.), ..

How popular is Chery?

Chery is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3178 out of 4276, Top 74%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#11523 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cher, Chere, Cheree, Cheri, Cherie, Cherise, Cherish (#943 last year), Cherri, Cherrie, Cherry, Sheri, Sherie, Sherry and Sheryll are the prominent varying forms of Chery (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Sher, are seldom used. These forms of Chery were popular with parents 55 years ago (average #1113) and have become significantly less common since, with versions such as Cheri becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheri, Sherie, Sherry, Sheryll in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Chery is pronounced similarly to Chara, Charee, Cheray, Cherree, Shara, Sharay, Shari, Shary, Sheera, Shera, Sheraa, Sherah, Sherai, Sheray, Sheraya, Sheree, Sheria, Sherrey, Sherri, Shery, Sherye, Shira, Shiri, Shura and Shyra. Other recommended names are Avery, Caera, Carry, Cary, Cera, Ceri, Cerys, Char, Charly, Charo, Charty, Charyl, Chel, Chela, Chelcy, Chele, Chell, Chelo, Chels, Chelsy, Chenay, Cherit, Cherlyn, Cheron, Cherryl, Cheryce, Cheryl, Cheryle, Cheryll, Cheryse, Cherysh, Chessy, Ciera, Clary, Corry, Cory, Jery and Maery. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chery.

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