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What does Sherli mean?

Sherli Pronunciation of Sherli [sher-li] as a girls' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of Sherli is "bright meadow". Sherli is an alternate spelling of Shirley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, bright (light), meadow.


Sherli has 10 variants: Sherlee, Sherlie, Sherrlie, Shirely, Shirlea, Shirlee, Shirleigh, Shirlley, Shirly and Shurlee.

5 more relations via Shirley: Sheryl, Shirell, Shirl, Shirline and Shirlyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Sherla, Shersi, ..

(male) Shersa, Sherso, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sherli Jubilee (S.J.), ..

How popular is Sherli?

Sherli is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Sherli is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Sheryl, Shirl, Shirlee, Shirley (#1307 from current records) and Shirly are the popular related forms of Sherli (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Sherrlie, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Sherli was well-received 85 years ago (average #1059) and has become much lower since, with versions like Shirley becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheryl, Shirl, Shirlee, Shirley, Shirly in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sherli is alike in pronunciation to Charla, Charli, Charlie, Charly, Sharla, Sharlee, Sharlie and Sharly. Other recommended names are Chelli, Cheri, Cherri, Chesli, Shaili, Sharel, Sharell, Shari, Sharil, Sharyl, Sharyll, Sheela, Sheila, Sheilia, Shela, Shelbi, Shelia, Shell, Shella, Shelle, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Sher, Shera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sherai, Sheraie (see Sherry), Sheralin (see Cherilyn), Sheralle, Sheran, Sheray, Sheree, Sherell, Sherelle, Sherey, Sherez, Sheri, Sheria, Sherie, Sheril, Sherilin, Sherill, Sheron, Sherrell, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherry, Sherryl, Shery, Sherye, Sheryell, Sheryle, Sherylin, Sheryll, Sheryn, Sheyla, Shiral, Shiri, Shyril (see Cheryl) and Shyrill. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sherli.

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