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pinWhat does Shari mean?

Shari /sha-ri/ as a girls' name is pronounced SHARE-ee. It is of English origin. Variant of Sarah or phonetic form of Sherry.


Shari has 4 variants: Shara, Sharae, Sharee and Sharelle.

Related girl name: Sharon.

Shari has 38 more related forms via Sarah, Sherry: Sadie, Saira, Sal, Salli, Sara, Sarai, Saraia, Saran, Sarha, Sari, Saria, Sarie, Sarika, Sarina, Sarine, Sarita, Sarka, Sarra, Sasa, Sera, Sh'rae, Sharie, Sharrie, Sherae, Sheraie, Sheray, Sheree, Sherey, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherina, Sherita, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherye, Zara and Zaria.

Kreatif forms: Shaki, Shanri. [more]

pinHow popular is Shari?

Shari is a very popular first name for females (#487 out of 4276, Top 11%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#136783 out of 150436, Top 91%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name statistics of Shari for girls. Shari was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #179 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Prominent related forms of Shari are Sadie (#46 in recent rankings), Sarah (#50), Sara (#167), Zara (#422), Sarai (#447), Zaria (#860), Sharon (#879), Sherri, Sherrie, Sherita, Sherry, Sheree, Sarina, Shara, Sheri and Sherie. Usage of these forms of Shari reached its apex during the years 1950-1959 (median #550) and is somewhat lower today (#757, down 46%), with forms such as Sherri becoming somewhat dated. Zara, Sadie and Sarai are three of the more trendy baby names in this list, and there is a revival in birth name usage for Sadie.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shari, Sadie, Sara, Sarah, Sarai in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sarina, Shara, Sharon, Sheree, Sheri in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sherie, Sherita, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherry in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zara, Zaria in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sadie, Sara, Sarah, Zara outside U.S.

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Shari is pronounced similarly to Chara, Charee, Chari, Charie, Cheri, Cherie, Cherri, Chery, Sharaia, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharaye, Shary, Sheera, Sheraa, Sherah, Sherai, Sheria, Shery, Shirah, Shiree, Shiri, Shura, Shuree and Shyra. Other suggested similar baby names are Amari, Bari, Cari, Clari, Dari, Ilari, Kari, Lari, Mari, Sahara, Sami, Seara, Sha-, Shade, Shadi, Shadia, Shaka, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shani, Shania, Shanit, Shanti, Sharan, Shardai, Sharde, Shardei, Sharen, Sharice, Sharifa, Sharik, Sharika, Sharil, Sharina, Sharisa, Sharita, Sharity, Sharla, Sharlie, Shawni, Shay, Shaye, Sher, Sherli, Shirl, Shyril, Siara, Siri and Suri. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shari.