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Girl Name: Sherry

Name: Sherry
Pronunciation: \sh(er)-ry\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dear
Origin: French
Related Names: Shera, Sherisa, Cher
Sounds Like: Cherry, Shery
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, Sh'rae
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 119
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4620

Description

Sherry \sh(er)-ry\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHARE-ee. It is of English origin. Phonetic spelling of the French "ch?e" 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.

For more information, see also related names Shera, Sherisa and Cher.

Baby names that sound like Sherry are Cherry and Shery.

View a list of the 8 names that reference Sherry.

Popularity

Sherry is a very popular first name for women (#119 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4620 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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