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What does Sheri mean?

Sheri Pronunciation of Sheri [sheri] as a name for girls is an Old German and French name, and the name Sheri means "free man; dear". Sheri is an alternate 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.

22 more alternative forms via Charlotte, Cher, Sherry: Char, Charo, Chere, Cherice, Cherise, Cherish, Cheryl, Sh'rae, Sharel, Sharil, Sharla, Sharyl, Sher, Shereen, Sherice, Shericia, Sherina, Sherissa, Sherita, Sherryn, Sheryl and Sheryll.

Creative forms:
(female) Sharri, Sheti, ..

(male) Sheer, Sherin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sheri Rayleigh (S.R.), ..

How popular is Sheri?

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)

Sheri entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #142 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheri name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Sheri are Charlotte (#9 from recent data), Cher, Chere, Cheree, Cheri, Cherie, Cherise, Cherish (#943), Cherrie, Cherry, Cheryl, Sharee, Shari, Sharie, Sharla, Sharyl, Sheree, Sherice, Sherie, Sherita, Sherree, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherry, Sheryl and Sheryll. Other variants, like Shereen, are seldom used. These forms of Sheri were popular during the years 1950-1959 (average #1001) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1887, 62.3% less usage), with forms such as Sherrie becoming less in vogue. Charlotte is the most chic girl name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheri, Charlotte, Cher, Chere, Cheree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cheri, Cherie, Cherise, Cherish, Cherrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherry, Cheryl, Sharee, Shari, Sharie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharla, Sharyl, Sheree, Sherice, Sherie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherita, Sherree, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherry in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheryl, Sheryll in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sheri is pronounced similarly to Chari, Charie, Cherri, Cheyrie, Shara, Sharae, Sharaia, Sharay, Shary, Sheera, Shera, Sheraa, Sherah, Sherai, Sheria, Shery, Shira, Shirah, Shiree, Shiri, Shura, Shuree and Shyra. Other recommended names are Averi, Ceri, Eleri, Geri, Jeri, Keri, Peri, Sari, Scherie, Seeria, Sera, Shadi, Shani, Sharik, She-, Shea, Sheba, Shela, Shelbi, Shelia, Shell, Shelli, Shena, Shene, Sheran, Sherez, Sherica, Sherifa, Sheril, Sherill, Sherine, Sherisa, Sherise, Sherli, Sherlie, Sheron, Sherril, Sheryn, Sheva, Shirit, Shirl, Shyril (see Cheryl), Siera, Siri, Suri and Teri. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sheri.

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