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Cherry

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Cherry Fruit
  • #2230 All Time
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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1881 5 5 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 5 5 0
1884 7 7 0
1885 10 10 0
1888 7 7 0
1889 5 5 0
1890 10 10 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 10 10 0
1893 13 13 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 8 8 0
1896 15 15 0
1897 10 10 0
1898 13 13 0
1899 11 11 0
1900 13 13 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 13 13 0
1903 8 8 0
1904 15 15 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 10 10 0
1907 12 12 0
1908 11 11 0
1909 11 11 0
1910 18 18 0
1911 13 13 0
1912 20 20 0
1913 12 12 0
1914 26 26 0
1915 38 38 0
1916 31 25 6
1917 33 33 0
1918 50 45 5
1919 34 34 0
1920 39 34 5
1921 54 54 0
1922 42 42 0
1923 43 43 0
1924 67 62 5
1925 81 75 6
1926 52 52 0
1927 58 58 0
1928 68 68 0
1929 82 77 5
1930 79 79 0
1931 79 74 5
1932 102 102 0
1933 83 78 5
1934 94 94 0
1935 99 92 7
1936 68 63 5
1937 81 81 0
1938 90 90 0
1939 87 87 0
1940 117 112 5
1941 93 93 0
1942 144 144 0
1943 151 146 5
1944 197 197 0
1945 227 219 8
1946 323 318 5
1947 359 354 5
1948 353 343 10
1949 301 291 10
1950 247 247 0
1951 269 269 0
1952 299 299 0
1953 270 265 5
1954 267 261 6
1955 251 251 0
1956 302 302 0
1957 299 299 0
1958 238 232 6
1959 216 216 0
1960 227 221 6
1961 185 185 0
1962 163 163 0
1963 161 161 0
1964 175 175 0
1965 140 140 0
1966 112 112 0
1967 174 174 0
1968 145 145 0
1969 150 150 0
1970 157 157 0
1971 155 155 0
1972 142 142 0
1973 139 139 0
1974 129 124 5
1975 117 117 0
1976 106 106 0
1977 128 128 0
1978 103 103 0
1979 103 103 0
1980 108 108 0
1981 87 82 5
1982 89 89 0
1983 67 67 0
1984 82 82 0
1985 67 67 0
1986 72 72 0
1987 59 59 0
1988 58 58 0
1989 45 45 0
1990 53 53 0
1991 60 60 0
1992 54 54 0
1993 42 42 0
1994 34 34 0
1995 30 30 0
1996 31 31 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 32 32 0
1999 22 22 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 15 15 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 22 22 0
2005 29 29 0
2006 31 31 0
2007 38 38 0
2008 32 32 0
2009 24 24 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 26 26 0
2012 39 39 0
2013 35 35 0
2014 46 46 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Cherry? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,374 babies born with the name Cherry in the United States. That's more than enough Cherries to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cherry" was in 1947 with a total of 354 babies.

According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cherry" is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1951. Across the entire United States a total of only 269 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cherry popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Cherry

The name "Cherry" is of American origin, and it means "Cherry Fruit". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Cherry Jones

Cherry Jones is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Cherry was born in 1956 as Cherry Jones in Paris, Tennessee, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for confident, no doubts here!

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yrrehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hecrry". 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 Cherry born Feb 4, 1953

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 Northern England approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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