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What does Kerri mean?

Kerri Pronunciation of Kerri [ker-ri] as a girls' name has the meaning "black". Kerri is an alternate spelling of Kerry (Irish, Gaelic): from the male name Ciaran.



VARIANTS Kerrie, Kerria, Kerrey, Kerra, Keri, Keree, Kera, Kara


(female) Kermi, Kriri, ..

(male) Kerky, Kerne, ..

Kerri Kacie (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kerri?

Kerri is a very popular first name for females (#538 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Kerri was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #187 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kerri name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Kara (#509 IN 2015), Kerry, Kerrie, Keri and Kera are the popular varying forms of Kerri appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Kerri were at the apex of their popularity in the 1970s (USAGE OF 0.4%) and have become much less common since, with forms such as Keri becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kerri, Kara, Kera, Keri, Kerrie, Kerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kerri is alike in pronunciation to Carri, Carrie, Carry, Cori, Corrie, Karah, Karee, Karra, Karri, Karrie, Keara, Keera, Kiarra, Kiera, Kierra, Kiri, Kirra, Kirya, Koree, Korey, Korry, Kory, Kyrah, Kyrha and Kyrie. Other suggested similar names are Barri, Berri, Ceri, Cherri, Devri, Dorri, Geri, Gerri, Jeri, Jerri, Kapri, Karli, Karrin, Keeli, Keiki, Keili, Kelli, Kelsi, Kendri, Keni, Keren, Kerin, Kerran, Kerril, Kerrine, Kerrith, Kerron, Kerryl, Kerryn, Keryl, Keryn, Kirsi, Klari, Korrin, Lorri, Merri, Peri, Perri, Sherri, Teri, Terri and Torri. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kerri.

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