Names.org
Popularity
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cherish

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Care for, Honor, Love
  • #2547 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 11 11 0
1967 24 24 0
1968 28 28 0
1969 44 44 0
1970 40 40 0
1971 63 63 0
1972 85 85 0
1973 86 86 0
1974 132 132 0
1975 103 103 0
1976 93 93 0
1977 103 103 0
1978 84 84 0
1979 77 77 0
1980 63 63 0
1981 73 73 0
1982 96 96 0
1983 160 160 0
1984 210 210 0
1985 192 192 0
1986 263 263 0
1987 243 243 0
1988 200 200 0
1989 222 222 0
1990 184 184 0
1991 175 175 0
1992 168 168 0
1993 183 183 0
1994 143 143 0
1995 162 162 0
1996 156 156 0
1997 179 179 0
1998 155 155 0
1999 159 159 0
2000 181 181 0
2001 196 196 0
2002 188 188 0
2003 200 200 0
2004 231 231 0
2005 206 206 0
2006 368 368 0
2007 461 461 0
2008 404 404 0
2009 421 421 0
2010 368 368 0
2011 384 384 0
2012 358 358 0
2013 345 345 0
2014 345 345 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Cherish? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,015 babies born with the name Cherish in the United States. That's more than enough Cherishs to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cherish" was in 2007 with a total of 461 babies.

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cherish" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 11 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 421 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name Cherish popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Cherish

The name "Cherish" is of English origin, and it means "Care for, Honor, Love". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

Your name in reverse order is "Hsirehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Irehchs". 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 Cherish born Jul 27, 1953

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Name poster for Cherish

Name poster for Cherish(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

Names Searched Right Now

< 1k Mehvash
< 1k Loreto
< 1k Marzia
< 1k Sleiman
< 1k Rafian
170k Claire
1k Rashonda
< 1k Samedi
< 1k Zoele
< 1k Sekwan
< 1k Nilmina
41k Alexia
< 1k Rhyzel
< 1k Sunakshi
1.2m Brian
1k Jovie