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What does Sherry mean?

Sherry \sh(er)-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.


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.

For more on this name, see also 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.


Popularity

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)

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

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

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 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4557%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.0463%, down 89.8%), 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. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Sherry and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brandy, Charlotte, Cheri, Cherie, Cheryl, Shara, Sharen, Shari, Sharla, Sharon in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sharron, Sharyn, Sheree, Sheri, Sherie, Sherita, Sheron, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherrill in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sherron, Sherry, Sherryl, Sheryl in U.S.

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


Similar Names

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.

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