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Kerri

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37k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kerri mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kerri

"Kerri" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Dark". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, variant spelling of Kerry.

Notable Persons Named Kerri

Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings is a beach volleyball player. Kerri was born on August 15th, 1978 in Santa Clara, California.

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Kerri Strug is a gymnast. Kerri was born on November 19th, 1977 in Tucson, Arizona.

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Kerri Green is an actress, director, and writer. Her ongoing career started in 1985. Kerri was given the name Kerri Lee Green on January 14th, 1967 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, US.

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Kerri Kenney-Silver is an actress, comedienne, singer, and writer. She has been prominent since 1992. Kerri was given the name Kerri Kenney on January 20th, 1970 in Westport, Connecticut, U.S.

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Kerri Kasem is a model.

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Kerri Smith is an actress. She was most active from 2001 to present. Kerri was born in 1995 in Moncton.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 7 7 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 6 6 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 15 15 0
1950 21 21 0
1951 43 43 0
1952 51 51 0
1953 72 72 0
1954 116 116 0
1955 109 109 0
1956 194 194 0
1957 260 260 0
1958 318 312 6
1959 399 394 5
1960 485 478 7
1961 515 508 7
1962 571 564 7
1963 668 659 9
1964 706 701 5
1965 614 606 8
1966 690 684 6
1967 884 878 6
1968 1,243 1,238 5
1969 1,258 1,241 17
1970 1,431 1,416 15
1971 1,589 1,575 14
1972 1,508 1,501 7
1973 1,517 1,504 13
1974 1,587 1,577 10
1975 1,616 1,597 19
1976 1,516 1,508 8
1977 1,446 1,438 8
1978 1,237 1,222 15
1979 1,122 1,110 12
1980 1,126 1,119 7
1981 1,030 1,024 6
1982 1,046 1,029 17
1983 873 858 15
1984 897 886 11
1985 862 853 9
1986 796 781 15
1987 736 730 6
1988 742 731 11
1989 556 551 5
1990 583 574 9
1991 495 483 12
1992 488 488 0
1993 384 378 6
1994 356 346 10
1995 315 315 0
1996 314 314 0
1997 283 283 0
1998 208 208 0
1999 177 177 0
2000 151 151 0
2001 129 129 0
2002 122 122 0
2003 123 123 0
2004 83 83 0
2005 67 67 0
2006 58 58 0
2007 51 51 0
2008 41 41 0
2009 43 43 0
2010 50 50 0
2011 41 41 0
2012 36 36 0
2013 45 45 0
2014 28 28 0
2015 21 21 0
2016 31 31 0

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Popularity of Kerri as a first name

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Common last names for Kerri

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Fun Facts about the name Kerri

  • How Popular is the name Kerri? Kerri is the 1,194th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kerri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37,218 babies born with the first name Kerri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kerri to occupy the territory of Saint Martin (France) with an estimated population of 36,824 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kerri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kerri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kerri is Saturday, January 29th, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Kerri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kerri was in 1975 with a total of 1,597 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kerri!
  • Random Kerri Factoid: According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kerri ranks 78th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 23 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1966.
  • Weird things about the name Kerri: Your name in reverse order is Irrek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rekri. How do you pronounce that?

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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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