Meaning and Name Origin
Sherry \sh(er)-ry\ as a girls' name is pronounced SHARE-ee. It is of English origin. Phonetic spelling of the French "chérie" meaning "dear". Also short form of Sharon (Hebrew) "a fertile plain"; variant of Cheryl, from Charlotte (Old German) "free man"; and short form of names beginning with Sher-. Sherry also may be used in reference to the sweet wine, after the fashion of Brandy. See also Cherie. Puppeteer Shari Lewis.
Sherry▼ has 27 variants: Cheray, Sh'rae, Sharee, Shari▼, Sharie, Sharrie, Sherae, Sheraie, Sheray, Sheraya, Sheree▼, Shereen, Sherey, Sheri▼, Sherice, Shericia, Sherie, Sherina, Sherina, Sherissa, Sherita, Sherree, Sherrey, Sherri▼, Sherrie▼, Sherryn and Sherye.
Sherry▼ has 49 more alternative forms via Brandy, Charlotte, Cherie, Cheryl, Shari, Sharon: Charly, Charty, Cher, Chere, Cheree, Cheri▼, Cherie▼, Cherlyn, Cheron, Cherree, Cherryl, Cheryl▼, Scherie, Shara, Sharae, Sharan, Sharay, Sharel, Sharen▼, Sharil, Sharla▼, Sharren, Sharrin, Sharron▼, Shary, Sharyl, Sharyn▼, Sherai, Sheran, Sherell, Sheria, Sheril, Sherill, Sheron, Sherrell, Sherril, Sherrill▼, Sherron, Sherryl▼, Shery, Sheryl▼, Sheryle, Sheryll, Sheryn, Sherynn, Shiral, Shiree, Shuree and Shyril.
Sherry is a very prominent first name for women (#119 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4620 out of 88799, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Sherry for girls. Sherry entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #55 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Sherry and associated names. Brandy, Charlotte (#10 the previous year), Cheri, Cherie, Cheryl, Shara, Sharen, Shari, Sharla, Sharon (#879), Sharron, Sharyn, Sheree, Sheri, Sherie, Sherita, Sheron, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherrill, Sherron, Sherryl and Sheryl are the popular alternative forms of Sherry. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms such as Sharon, Sheri, Sherri, Sherrie and Sherrill becoming somewhat dated. Charlotte (#10) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation, with this name going through a rekindling in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Sherry▼ is pronounced similarly to Cherey, Cherrey, Cherri, Cherry▼, Chery, Sheera, Sheraa and Sherah. Other suggested similar baby names are Sher and Sierra▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sherry.