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Popularity
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cherish

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Care for, Honor, Love
  • #2547 All Time
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How popular is the name "Cherish" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
196611110
196724240
196828280
196944440
197040400
197163630
197285850
197386860
19741321320
19751031030
197693930
19771031030
197884840
197977770
198063630
198173730
198296960
19831601600
19842102100
19851921920
19862632630
19872432430
19882002000
19892222220
19901841840
19911751750
19921681680
19931831830
19941431430
19951621620
19961561560
19971791790
19981551550
19991591590
20001811810
20011961960
20021881880
20032002000
20042312310
20052062060
20063683680
20074614610
20084044040
20094214210
20103683680
20113843840
20123583580
20133453450
20143453450

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 first appeared 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.

What does the name "Cherish" mean?

Cherish (English): Care for, Honor, Love

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

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Your name in reverse order is "Hsirehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Chihrse". 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.

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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Cherish born Oct 30, 1947

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 Oceania approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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