Meaning and name origin
Keri \k(e)-ri\ as a girl's name is of Welsh, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keri is "fair, blessed poetry; black". Keri is a variant of Ceri (Welsh): short form of Ceridwen and Cerise. Also a variant of Kerry (Irish, Gaelic): from the male name Ciaran.
Keri is a very popular first name for females (#629 out of 4276, Top 15%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#71437 out of 88799, Top 80%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Keri for girls. Keri reached its highest rank of #217 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Keri and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kara (#442), Kerry, Kerrie, Kerri and Keri. (2014 statistics).
Keri▼ is also pronounced similarly to Cari▼, Cori▼, Kari▼, Karie, Karri, Kary, Keara, Keera, Keira▲, Kiera▲, Kira▲, Kiri, Kiria, Kora▲, Kori, Korie, Korri, Kory, Kyra▼, Kyria and Kyrie. Other suggested similar baby names are Geri▼, Jeri▼, Keni, Kerin, Kore, Peri and Teri▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Keri.