What does Sherry mean?
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.
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.
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)
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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.