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Sheri is just one of many spellings of a name that was popular throughout the 20th century. While it's no longer a top 1,000 baby name for girls today, it could easily make a comeback. Sheri has two potential origins, both of which are romantic and a bit exotic, and it pairs well with a variety of middle names.

Meaning and Origin of the Name Sheri:

Sheri has two potential origins. One is that it is a derivative of the French word “chérie,” which means “dear,” “darling” or “beloved”. It was also potentially derived from the Spanish wine, sherry, which is named for the city of Jerez.

Symbolism of the Name Sheri:

Because of its meaning, the name Sheri may be symbolic of love or someone who is dear to you.

Nicknames for the Name Sheri:

There aren't too many nicknames out there that are derived from Sheri, but fortunately for prospective parents there are some options. They are:

  • Sher
  • Cher 
  • Ree
  • RiRi
  • Eri
  • Shers
  • Shi

Style of the Name Sheri:


Gender of the Name Sheri:

Sheri is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the Name Sheri:


Number of Syllables in the Name Sheri:


Emotion Evoked From the Name Sheri:

The baby name Sheri evokes images of someone who is independent and artistic.

Alternative Spellings for the Name Sheri:

Popularity of the Name Sheri:

According to the Social Security Administration, Sheri was a top 1,000 baby name between 1941 and 1989. It last ranked at number 949 in 1989.

Great Middle Names for Sheri and Their Meanings:

Famous People with the Name Sheri:

  • Sheri Anderson (writer)
  • Sheri Forde (sports reporter)
  • Sheri Reynolds (author)
  • Sheri Graner Ray (video game designer)
  • Sheri Moon (actress and model)
  • Sheri S. Tepper (author)
  • Sheri Sam (basketball player)
  • Sheri Moir (ice skater)


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