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Popularity
36k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cheri

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

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1925770
1928990
1929550
193016160
1931990
193213130
193310100
1934880
193522220
193629290
193724240
193823230
193927270
194036360
194155550
194283830
19431171170
19441871870
19452202200
19465915910
19477307300
19485465460
19495175170
19505435430
19515975970
19526866860
19538198190
19548098090
19559389380
19561,0421,0420
19571,1141,1140
19581,2051,2050
19591,3341,3340
19601,4071,4070
19611,3221,3166
19621,3971,3970
19631,1671,1670
19641,0031,0030
19658818756
19661,0781,0780
19671,3051,3050
19681,2321,2320
19691,1481,1480
19701,1801,1800
19711,0831,0830
19729969960
19739369360
19748078070
19757337330
19765805800
19775005000
19784964960
19794544540
19804444440
19813963960
19823593590
19833093090
19843363360
19852912910
19862972970
19872222220
19882002000
19891811810
19901381380
19911201200
19921011010
199378780
199457570
199549490
199639390
199731310
199833330
199935350
200029290
200118180
200216160
200315150
200415150
200516160
200615150
200719190
200814140
200914140
201012120
201110100
201211110
2013880
201411110

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 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cheri" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 89 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1954. Across the entire United States a total of 809 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

Your name in reverse order is "Irehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ecihr". 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 Jul 18, 1993

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 Central India approximately on 1800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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