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36k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cheri

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Dear
  • #1180 All Time
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50k Cara (Italian)
30k Cherie (French)
< 1k Carah (Itailan)

How popular is the name "Cheri" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1925 7 7 0
1928 9 9 0
1929 5 5 0
1930 16 16 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 13 13 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 8 8 0
1935 22 22 0
1936 29 29 0
1937 24 24 0
1938 23 23 0
1939 27 27 0
1940 36 36 0
1941 55 55 0
1942 83 83 0
1943 117 117 0
1944 187 187 0
1945 220 220 0
1946 591 591 0
1947 730 730 0
1948 546 546 0
1949 517 517 0
1950 543 543 0
1951 597 597 0
1952 686 686 0
1953 819 819 0
1954 809 809 0
1955 938 938 0
1956 1,042 1,042 0
1957 1,114 1,114 0
1958 1,205 1,205 0
1959 1,334 1,334 0
1960 1,407 1,407 0
1961 1,322 1,316 6
1962 1,397 1,397 0
1963 1,167 1,167 0
1964 1,003 1,003 0
1965 881 875 6
1966 1,078 1,078 0
1967 1,305 1,305 0
1968 1,232 1,232 0
1969 1,148 1,148 0
1970 1,180 1,180 0
1971 1,083 1,083 0
1972 996 996 0
1973 936 936 0
1974 807 807 0
1975 733 733 0
1976 580 580 0
1977 500 500 0
1978 496 496 0
1979 454 454 0
1980 444 444 0
1981 396 396 0
1982 359 359 0
1983 309 309 0
1984 336 336 0
1985 291 291 0
1986 297 297 0
1987 222 222 0
1988 200 200 0
1989 181 181 0
1990 138 138 0
1991 120 120 0
1992 101 101 0
1993 78 78 0
1994 57 57 0
1995 49 49 0
1996 39 39 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 33 33 0
1999 35 35 0
2000 29 29 0
2001 18 18 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 15 15 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 19 19 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 11 11 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Cheri? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,015 babies born with the name Cheri in the United States. That's more than enough Cheris to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cheri" was in 1960 with a total of 1,407 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cheris)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cheri" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 21 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 1,322 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Cheri popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Cheri in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cheri" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cheri as well as things modernly associated with the name Cheri such as celebrities named Cheri.

French

Origin and Meaning of Cheri

The name "Cheri" is of French origin, and it means "Dear". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Cheri Oteri

Cheri Oteri is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Cheri was born in 1965 as Cheryl Ann Oteri in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for ideals, no higher!

Your name in reverse order is "Irehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rceih". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cheri born Apr 5, 1942

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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