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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cerise

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ce*rise"
Cherry-colored; a light bright red; -- applied to textile fabrics, especially silk.

Etymology: F., a cherry. See Cherry

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A red the color of ripe cherries
  2. Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
Wiktionary

From French cerise (mid 19th century), itself from Vulgar Latin ceresia. Doublet of cherry.

  1. A deep, bright red colour tinted with pink.

cerise was also found in the following language(s): French, Old French, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Cerise

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cerise

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Laurent was born on February 20th, 1807. He passed away in 1869.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 5 5 0
1952 12 12 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 29 29 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 18 18 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 10 10 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 13 13 0
1962 12 12 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 11 11 0
1966 10 10 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 14 14 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 17 17 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 14 14 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 13 13 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 17 17 0
1989 18 18 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 13 13 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 9 9 0
2001 12 12 0
2002 11 11 0
2003 11 11 0
2004 6 6 0
2005 5 5 0
2006 10 10 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 7 7 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 10 10 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 10 10 0
2016 5 5 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Cerise as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cerise U.S.
  White 91.88% 64.26%
  African American 1.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cerise

People with the last name Cerise are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cerise

  • How Popular is the name Cerise? Cerise is the 13,208th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cerise was the 52,619th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cerise have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 701 babies born with the first name Cerise in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cerise to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cerise? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cerise first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cerise is Thursday, February 18th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Cerise born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cerise was in 1955 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Cerise Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cerise is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Cerise: Your name in reverse order is Esirec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Siecer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cerise? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 394 people with the last name Cerise.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cerise? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cerise as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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