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What does Sheri mean?

Sheri \sh(e)-ri\ as a name for girls. Sheri's name origins are Old German, French and English, and the name Sheri means "free man; dear". Sheri is a form of Charlotte (Old German). Sheri is also a variation of Cher (French). Sheri is also used as a variation of Sherry (English, French).


Sheri has 26 variants: Chara, Cheray, Cheree, Cherey, Cheri, Cherie, Cherrie, Cherry, Chery, Cherye, Sharee, Shari, Sharie, Sharrie, Sherae, Sheraie, Sheray, Sheraya, Sheree, Sherey, Sherie, Sherree, Sherrey, Sherri, Sherrie and Sherye.

Sheri has 41 more alternative forms via Charlotte, Cher, Sherry: Char, Charill, Charla, Charle, Charlie, Charly, Charo, Charty, Charyl, Chere, Cherice, Cherise, Cherish, Cherlyn, Cheryl, Cherylie, Cheryll, Karli, Lotti, Sh'rae, Sharel, Sharil, Sharla, Sharlet, Sharline, Sharlot, Sharmain, Sharmian, Sharmion, Sharyl, Sher, Shereen, Sherelle, Sherice, Shericia, Sherina, Sherissa, Sherita, Sherryn, Sheryl and Sheryll.


Sheri is a very popular first name for women (#379 out of 4276, Top 9%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Sheri for girls. Sheri entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #148 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Popular varying forms of Sheri are Charla, Charlie (#229 last year), Charlotte (#10), Cheri, Cherie, Cherise, Cherish (#804), Cherry, Cheryl, Karli, Shari, Sharla, Sheree, Sherie, Sherita, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherry and Sheryl. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4737%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.0979%, down 79.3%), with forms such as Karli, Sheri, Sherri, Sherrie and Sheryl falling out of style. Charlie (#229) and Charlotte (#10) are two of the more chic girl names in this compilation, and there is also a rekindling in baby name usage for both names. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Sheri and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charla, Charlie, Charlotte, Cheri, Cherie, Cherise, Cherish, Cherry, Cheryl, Karli in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shari, Sharla, Sheree, Sheri, Sherie, Sherita, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherry, Sheryl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Charlie, Charlotte outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sheri is pronounced similarly to Chari, Cherri, Shara, Shary, Sheera, Shera, Sheraa, Sherah, Sherai, Sheria, Shery, Shira, Shiri, Shura and Shyra. Other recommended similar baby names are Sari, Scherie, Seeria, Sera, Sheril, Sherli, Siera, Siri and Suri. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sheri.