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Meaning and name origin

Sherry \sh(er)-ry\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Cheray, Sharee, Shari, Sharie, Sharrie, Sherae, Sheraie, Sheray, Sheraya, Shereen, Sheree, Sherey, Sheri, Sherice, Shericia, Sherie, Sherina, Sherina, Sherissa, Sherita, Sherree, Sherrey, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherryn, Sherye and Sh'rae.

For more information, see also related girl names Shera, Sherisa and Cher.


Popularity

Sherry is a very popular first name for females (#119 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4620 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sherry for girls (2014 statistics).


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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sherry and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Brandy, Charlotte, Cherie, Cheryl, Shari, Sharon, Sheree, Sheri, Sherie, Sherita, Sherri, Sherrie and Sherry. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brandy, Charlotte, Cherie, Cheryl, Shari, Sharon, Sheree, Sheri, Sherie, Sherita in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sherri, Sherrie, Sherry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brandy, Charlotte, Cheryl, Sharon outside U.S.


Similar Names

Sherry is also pronounced similarly to Cherey, Cherrey, Cherri, Cherry, Chery, Sharay, Shary, Sheera, Sheraa, Sherah, Sherai, Sheria and Shery. Other suggested similar baby names are Sher, Sherryl and Sierra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sherry.

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