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pinWhat does Keri mean?

Keri /keri/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Keri's name origin is Welsh, 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.


Keri has 8 variants: Kara, Kera, Keree, Kerra, Kerrey, Kerri, Kerria and Kerrie.

Keri has 9 more alternative forms via Ceri, Kerry: Cerian, Keriana, Keriann, Kerianna, Kerianne, Kerilyn, Kerrianne, Kerridana and Kerrin.

Kreatif forms: Kayri, Keeri. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Keri for girls. Keri entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #217 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keri name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keri outside U.S.

Popular variation forms of Keri are Kara (#442 in 2014), Kerry, Kerrie and Kerri. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.7414%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1116%, 84.9%), with the versions Keri, Kerri, Kerrie and Kerry becoming less in vogue. Kara (#442) is the most fashionable baby name among these. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Keri and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keri, Kara, Kerri, Kerrie, Kerry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kara, Kerry outside U.S.

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Keri is 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 frequently used than Keri.