What does Shari mean?
For more on this name, see also the 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▼.
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 popularity of Shari for girls. Shari was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #179 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Shari are Sadie (#46 in 2014), 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 girl names reached its apex during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4496%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2429%, down 46%), with forms such as Sharon, Zaria, Shari, Sheri and Sarina becoming somewhat dated. Zara (#422), Sadie (#46) and Sarai (#447) are three of the more trendy baby names in this list, and there is a revival in birth name usage for Sadie. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Shari and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shari▼ is pronounced similarly to Chara, Chari, Charie, Cheri▼, Sharaia, Sharay, Shary, Shera, Sherai, Sheria, Shery, Shira, Shiri, Shura and Shyra. Other suggested similar baby names are Sahara, Seara, Shadi, Shani, Sharik, Sharil, Sher, Siara, Siri and Suri. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shari.