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.
Sherry is a very popular first name for females (#119 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4620 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sherry for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sherry and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Charlotte (#10), Sharon (#879), Sherie, Sherita, Sherri, Sherrie, Sheri, Sheree, Brandy, Shari, Cheryl, Sherry and Cherie. (2014 statistics).
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.