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Kerrie (girl)

What does Kerrie mean?

Kerrie Pronunciation of Kerrie [ker-rie] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Kerrie). The name Kerrie means "black". Kerrie is a version of Kerry (Irish, Gaelic): from the male name Ciaran.

Associated with: black.

Variations

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

2 more alternative forms via Kerry: Kerrianne and Kerrin.

Creative forms:
(female) Kerie, Kirie, ..

(male) Keril, Kerkir, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kerrie Rylee (K.R.), ..

How popular is Kerrie?

Kerrie is a very prominent first name for females (#1231 out of 4276, Top 29%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kerrie entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #538 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Kara (#509 via latest list), Kerry, Keri, Kera and Kerri are the prominent alternative forms of Kerrie. Other forms, like Keree, are uncommon. These forms of Kerrie were popular as birth names 5 decades ago (average #543) and are now much less popular, with forms like Kerry becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Kerrie is pronounced similarly to Carie, Carree, Carrie, Corie, Corrie, Karee, Kari, Karie, Karri, Karrie, Keara, Keera, Keira, Kiri, Kirra, Koree, Kori, Korie, Korrey, Korri, Korrie, Korry, Kyria, Kyrie and Kyrra. Other recommended names are Barrie, Berdie, Bernie, Berree (see Berry), Berri, Berrte (see Bertha), Cerria, Cherrie, Derrin, Derrine, Dorrie, Gerie, Gerrie, Gertie, Henrie, Jerree, Jerri, Karrin, Karrine, Keilie, Kelcie, Kelpie, Kelsie, Kendrie, Kenzie, Kerin, Kerrine, Kerrith, Kerron, Kerryl, Kerryn, Kessie, Keylie, Kezzie, Kore, Korrin, Korrine, Lorrie, Merri, Perri, Perrin, Perrine, Sherrie, Terie, Terri, Terrie, Terrin, Terrye, Verdie and Verlie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kerrie.

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