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Cheri

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36k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
236
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cheri

"Cheri" is a name of French origin, and it means "Dear". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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A variant of Sherry or coined from French chéri, chérie (“darling”), not used as a given name in France.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Cheri

Cheri Oteri is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1995. Cheri was given the name Cheryl Ann Oteri on September 19th, 1962 in United States.

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Cheri was born in Minneapolis.

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Cheri Bustos is a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, from Illinois's 17th district, Member of theU.S. House of Representatives, and from Illinois's17th district. Cheri was born on October 17th, 1961 in Springfield, Illinois.

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She has been prominent since 2006. Cheri was born in 1950 in Toronto.

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Cheri Caffaro is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1971 to 1977. Cheri was born on April 29th, 1945.

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Cheri Daniels is a First Lady of Indiana. Cheri was born in New Albany, Indiana, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cheri

Tina was born on October 23rd, 1973 in Mississippi.

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OFM was born on January 28th, 1952 in New Orleans.

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Rose was born on October 27th, 1824. She left this life on September 22nd, 1861.

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How popular is the baby name Cheri in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1925 7 7 0
1928 9 9 0
1929 5 5 0
1930 16 16 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 13 13 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 8 8 0
1935 22 22 0
1936 29 29 0
1937 24 24 0
1938 23 23 0
1939 27 27 0
1940 36 36 0
1941 55 55 0
1942 83 83 0
1943 117 117 0
1944 187 187 0
1945 220 220 0
1946 591 591 0
1947 731 731 0
1948 546 546 0
1949 517 517 0
1950 543 543 0
1951 596 596 0
1952 686 686 0
1953 820 820 0
1954 809 809 0
1955 938 938 0
1956 1,042 1,042 0
1957 1,114 1,114 0
1958 1,204 1,204 0
1959 1,334 1,334 0
1960 1,408 1,408 0
1961 1,322 1,316 6
1962 1,397 1,397 0
1963 1,167 1,167 0
1964 1,003 1,003 0
1965 881 875 6
1966 1,078 1,078 0
1967 1,305 1,305 0
1968 1,232 1,232 0
1969 1,148 1,148 0
1970 1,180 1,180 0
1971 1,083 1,083 0
1972 995 995 0
1973 936 936 0
1974 807 807 0
1975 733 733 0
1976 580 580 0
1977 500 500 0
1978 496 496 0
1979 454 454 0
1980 444 444 0
1981 396 396 0
1982 359 359 0
1983 309 309 0
1984 335 335 0
1985 292 292 0
1986 297 297 0
1987 222 222 0
1988 200 200 0
1989 181 181 0
1990 138 138 0
1991 120 120 0
1992 101 101 0
1993 78 78 0
1994 57 57 0
1995 49 49 0
1996 39 39 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 33 33 0
1999 35 35 0
2000 29 29 0
2001 18 18 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 15 15 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 19 19 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 11 11 0
2015 13 13 0

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Popularity of Cheri as a first name

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Popularity of Cheri as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cheri U.S.
  White 47.03% 64.26%
  African American 45.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.12% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cheri

People with the last name Cheri are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Cheri

  • How Popular is the name Cheri? Cheri is the 1,215th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cheri was the 80,419th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cheri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,028 babies born with the first name Cheri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cheri to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cheri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Cheri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cheri is Thursday, May 23rd, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Cheri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cheri was in 1960 with a total of 1,408 babies. That's a lot of babies named Cheri!
  • Random Cheri Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cheri ranks 100th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 67 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Cheri: Your name in reverse order is Irehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erihc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cheri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 236 people with the last name Cheri.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cheri? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cheri as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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).
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