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What does Sherry mean?

Sherry Pronunciation of Sherry [sher-ry] 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.

Associated with: old, sweet (beautiful).

Variations

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.

Related girl names: Shera, Sherisa and Cher.

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.

Creative forms:
(female) Serry, Shiry, ..

(male) Sherby, Sherdy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sherry Joanna (S.J.), ..

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. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Sherry for girls. Sherry entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its peak rank of #55 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherry name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Brandy, Charlotte (#9 from current records), Charly, Cher, Chere, Cheree, Cheri, Cherie, Cherlyn, Cherryl, Cheryl, Shara, Sharae, Sharan, Sharee, Sharen, Shari, Sharie, Sharla, Sharon (#977), Sharron, Sharyl, Sharyn, Shera, Sheran, Sheree, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherill, Sherita, Sheron, Sherree, Sherrell, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherron, Sherryl, Sheryl, Sheryle and Sheryll are the popular alternative forms of Sherry. These relations of Sherry reached the peak of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 3.5%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.8%, 78.3%), with forms such as Cheryl becoming less trendy. Charlotte is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherry, Brandy, Charlotte, Charly, Cher in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chere, Cheree, Cheri, Cherie, Cherlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherryl, Cheryl, Shara, Sharae, Sharan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharee, Sharen, Shari, Sharie, Sharla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharon, Sharron, Sharyl, Sharyn, Shera in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheran, Sheree, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherill, Sherita, Sheron, Sherree, Sherrell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherri, Sherrie, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherryl, Sheryl, Sheryle, Sheryll in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sherry is pronounced similarly to Cherey, Cherrey, Cherri, Cherrie, Cherry, Chery, Cherye, Sharaya, Sharaye, Sheera, Sheraa, Sherah, Shira, Shirah, Shiri, Shura and Shyra. Other suggested similar names are Berry, Derry, Gerry, Jerry, Kerry, Merry, Perry, Saharra, Sarra, Sarrey, Seara, Searra, Seeria, Sera, Serah, Sharly, Sheirys, Shelby, Shelly, Sher, Sherard, Sherez, Sherli, Sherrod, Sherryse (see Cherise), Shirly, Siera, Sierra and Terry. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sherry.

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