Meaning and name origin
Sherri \sh(er)-ri\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew and English origin, and the meaning of Sherri is "a fertile plain". Sherri is a variant of Sharon (Hebrew); biblical place name: refers to flat land at the foot of Mount Carmel. Also a variant of Sherry (English): phonetic spelling of the French "chérie" meaning "dear".
Sherri is a very popular first name for females (#297 out of 4276, Top 7%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sherri for girls. Sherri reached its highest rank of #94 in the U.S. in 1960-1969 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sherri and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sharon (#879), Sherri, Sherrie, Sherie, Sherry, Sheri, Shari, Sheree and Shara. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Sherri▼ is also pronounced similarly to Cheri▼, Cherri, Cherrie, Cherry▼, Sheera, Shera, Sheraa, Sherah, Sherai, Sheria, Shery and Shiri. Other suggested similar baby names are Sher, Sherli, Sherril and Sierra▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sherri.