What does Keri mean?
Keri [keri] as a name for girls is a Welsh name, and the name Keri means "fair, blessed poetry; black". Keri is a version of Ceri (Welsh): short variation of Ceridwen and Cerise. Keri is also a variation of Kerry (Irish, Gaelic): from the male name Ciaran.
(female) Keiri, Keki, ..
(male) Kero, Kesi, .. Middle name pairings:
Keri Regan (K.R.), ..
How popular is Keri?
Keri is a very popular first name for women (#629 out of 4276, Top 15%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#73412 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Keri entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #214 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Keri are Kara (#509 in 2015), Kerry, Kerrie, Kera and Kerri. These relations of Keri were popular as baby names 5 decades ago (median #543) and have become significantly less conventional since.
Keri▼ is pronounced similarly to Cari▼, Carri, Cora, Corie, Corri, Cory, Karah, Karee, Karie, Karra, Karrie▼, Kary, Keera, Keira, Kiara▼, Kira▲, Kiri, Kiriah, Kirra, Koree, Korey, Korry, Kyra▼, Kyrha and Kyrra. Other suggested similar names are Airi, Berri, Dari, Dori, Eleri, Geri, Gerri, Jeri▼, Jerri▼, Kai▲, Kami, Karin▼, Kati, Kecia, Keeli, Keiki, Kelli▼, Kelsi▼, Kena, Kendri, Keni, Kenia▲, Keren, Kerin, Kerith, Kerril, Kesia, Keva, Kezia, Kiki, Kimi, Kirsi, Klari, Koemi, Kore, Korin, Kris▼, Lari, Liri, Lori▼, Mari▼, Merri, Miri, Peri, Perri, Sheri▼, Siri, Suri, Teri▼ and Terri▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Keri.See names in meaning and etymology.