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Girl Name: Keri

Name: Keri
Pronunciation: \k(e)-ri\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Keri's also a boy name)
Meaning: fair, blessed poetry; black
Origin: Welsh
Sounds Like: Kari, Kori, Geri, Kerri, Kera, Kiri
Similar Names: Kerin, Jeri, Keni, Peri, Teri
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 629
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 71437


Keri \k(e)-ri\ as a girl's name is a variant of Ceri (Welsh) and Kerry (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Keri is "fair, blessed poetry; black".

The baby name Keri sounds like Kari, Kori, Geri, Kerri, Kera and Kiri. Other similar baby names are Kerin, Jeri, Keni, Peri and Teri.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Keri.


Keri is a very popular first name for women (#629 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#71437 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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