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231k
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Sherry

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Darling
  • #318 All Time
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84k Sherri (American)
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How popular is the baby name Sherry in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1909 5 5 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 11 11 0
1915 7 7 0
1916 12 12 0
1917 13 13 0
1918 26 26 0
1919 14 14 0
1920 29 24 5
1921 37 37 0
1922 40 40 0
1923 53 46 7
1924 56 47 9
1925 72 67 5
1926 73 64 9
1927 81 81 0
1928 81 75 6
1929 79 74 5
1930 104 91 13
1931 98 98 0
1932 133 125 8
1933 132 126 6
1934 199 191 8
1935 449 436 13
1936 585 568 17
1937 660 649 11
1938 681 673 8
1939 751 739 12
1940 873 858 15
1941 1,264 1,252 12
1942 1,835 1,818 17
1943 2,330 2,314 16
1944 2,755 2,734 21 #100 girl name
1945 2,692 2,676 16
1946 4,537 4,518 19 #73 girl name
1947 5,602 5,579 23 #67 girl name
1948 5,744 5,716 28 #61 girl name
1949 5,313 5,292 21 #68 girl name
1950 5,828 5,809 19 #62 girl name
1951 5,916 5,894 22 #69 girl name
1952 5,973 5,954 19 #68 girl name
1953 5,956 5,938 18 #70 girl name
1954 7,126 7,117 9 #62 girl name
1955 7,783 7,763 20 #56 girl name
1956 7,910 7,894 16 #54 girl name
1957 7,838 7,814 24 #55 girl name
1958 6,814 6,799 15 #67 girl name
1959 7,359 7,343 16 #58 girl name
1960 8,337 8,311 26 #54 girl name
1961 8,382 8,359 23 #53 girl name
1962 9,264 9,226 38 #48 girl name
1963 9,091 9,065 26 #49 girl name
1964 8,515 8,489 26 #50 girl name
1965 7,412 7,389 23 #56 girl name
1966 7,009 6,983 26 #53 girl name
1967 7,153 7,131 22 #51 girl name
1968 6,453 6,429 24 #52 girl name
1969 6,156 6,139 17 #55 girl name
1970 5,940 5,914 26 #60 girl name
1971 5,587 5,562 25 #60 girl name
1972 4,469 4,448 21 #70 girl name
1973 3,973 3,954 19 #76 girl name
1974 3,446 3,434 12 #90 girl name
1975 3,056 3,043 13 #95 girl name
1976 2,364 2,358 6
1977 2,080 2,072 8
1978 1,842 1,829 13
1979 1,600 1,589 11
1980 1,411 1,404 7
1981 1,271 1,266 5
1982 1,051 1,046 5
1983 939 930 9
1984 885 879 6
1985 830 822 8
1986 676 670 6
1987 574 567 7
1988 546 546 0
1989 456 451 5
1990 399 399 0
1991 358 353 5
1992 305 305 0
1993 315 315 0
1994 244 244 0
1995 203 203 0
1996 161 161 0
1997 166 166 0
1998 142 142 0
1999 114 114 0
2000 126 126 0
2001 114 114 0
2002 126 126 0
2003 113 113 0
2004 104 104 0
2005 89 89 0
2006 91 91 0
2007 95 95 0
2008 77 77 0
2009 77 77 0
2010 64 64 0
2011 69 69 0
2012 72 72 0
2013 63 63 0
2014 62 62 0
2015 77 77 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Sherry baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 230,529 babies born with the name Sherry in the United States. That's more than enough Sherries to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sherry" was in 1962 with a total of 9,226 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sherries)

According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sherry" ranks #47 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 78 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1966. Across the entire United States a total of 7,009 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 Sherry popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Sherry

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

Sherry Stringfield

Sherry Stringfield is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Sherry was born in 1967 as Sherry Lea Stringfield in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.

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Sherry Lansing

Sherry Lansing is a film studio executive with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to 2008. Sherry was born in 1944 as Sherry Lee Duhl in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Sherry

Sherry Baby
Sherry Maragh
Sherry Vinegar
Sherry Vinaigrette
Sherry Wine
Sherry Chen
Sherry Dyson
Sherry Jackson
Sherry Berry

Alternative Meanings

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for rational, the way you think.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yrrehs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rsyehr". 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 Sherry born Sep 17, 1995

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 USA North-East approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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