What does Sherry mean?
Sherry /sher-ry/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced SHARE-ee. It is of English and French origin, and the meaning of Sherry is "dear".
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 14 more alternative forms via Brandy, Charlotte, Cherie, Cheryl, Shari, Sharon: Cherryl, Sharay, Shary, Sherai, Sheran, Sheria, Sheril, Sheron, Sherril, Sherron, Sherryl▼, Shery, Sheryl▼ and Sheryn.Kreatif forms: Shiry. [more]
How popular is Sherry?
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 (#4505 out of 150436, Top 3%). (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)
Brandy, Charlotte (#10 the previous year), Cherie, Cheryl, Shari, Sharon (#879), Sheree, Sheri, Sherie, Sherita, Sheron, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherron, Sherryl and Sheryl are the popular alternative forms of Sherry. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5379%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.0654%, ▼87.8%), with forms such as Sharon, Sherrie, Sherry, Sherryl and Sheryl becoming somewhat dated. Charlotte (#10) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation, with this name going through a rekindling in usage. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Sherry and associated names. (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.