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What does Sher mean?

Sher Pronunciation of Sher [sher] as a girls' name is of French origin, and the meaning of the name Sher is "dear". Sher is an alternate form of Cher (French).


Sher has 1 variant: Chere.

13 more alternative forms via Cher: Cheree, Cherey, Cheri, Cherie, Cherry, Chery, Cherye, Sherey, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherry and Sheryll.

Creative forms:
(female) Seer, Sier, ..

(male) Shern, Shers, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sher Sana (S.S.), ..

How popular is Sher?

Sher is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#9180 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cher, Chere, Cheree, Cheri, Cherie, Cherry, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherry and Sheryll are the prominent alternative forms of Sher (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Cherey, are uncommon. These relations of Sher reached the peak of their popularity 6 decades ago (usage of 0.5%), but now, versions such as Cheri have become less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cher, Chere, Cheree, Cheri, Cherie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherry, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherry, Sheryll in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sher and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sher is alike in pronunciation to Char. Other recommended names are Emer, Pier, Sera, Sha-, Shae, Shan, Shara, Shari, Shary, Shay, She-, Shea, Sheba, Sheera, Shela, Shell, Shena, Shene, Shera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sherai, Sheran, Sheray, Sheree, Sherez, Sheria, Sheril, Sherli, Sheron, Sherri, Shery, Sherye, Sheryl, Sheryn, Sheva, Shira, Shiri, Shirl, Shura, Shyra, Siera, Somer, Star and Sue. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sher.

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