First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cerys

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Cerys means "Love" and is of Welsh origin.
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Cerys means "Love" and is of Welsh origin.

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  1. A female given name of Welsh origin; a variant of Carys.

Cerys was also found in the following language(s): Welsh

Notable Persons Named Cerys

Cerys Matthews is an alternative rock, britpop, indie rock, and pop rock musician. She was most prominent from 1990 to present. Cerys was given the name Cerys Elizabeth Matthews on April 11th, 1969 in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.


Cerys Pike is an athlete for the Caerphilly Castle Ladies F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Cerys

  • How Popular is the name Cerys? Cerys is the 29,536th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cerys have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 164 babies born with the first name Cerys in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cerys to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cerys? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Cerys born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cerys was in 2014 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cerys: Your name in reverse order is Syrec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sycre. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cerys born Nov 23, 1980

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 Hungary approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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