Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related girl name Sharon.
Shari is a very popular first name for females (#487 out of 4276, Top 11%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Shari for girls. Shari reached its highest rank of #179 in the U.S. in 1960-1969 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shari and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sarah (#50), Sharon (#879), Sherry, Shari and Shara. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Shari▼ is also pronounced similarly to Chara, Chari, Charie, Cheri▼, Sharaia, Sharay, Sharie, Sharrie, Shary, Shera, Sherai, Sheri▼, Sheria, Sherie, Sherri▼, Shery, Shira, Shiri, Shura and Shyra. Other suggested similar baby names are Sahara, Sara, Sarai▲, Sari, Saria, Sarie, Seara, Shadi, Shani, Sharik, Sharil, Sher, Siara, Siri and Suri. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shari.