Cherry Name Meaning & Origin
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Due to increasing use of the word as slang for hymen or virginity, this name has fallen almost completely out of use in the past 40 years.
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This name can refer to the sweet fruit with lovely pink blossoms, or it can be a form of the French word "cheri(e)", meaning "dear one". It can be used independently or as a nickname for Cheryl, Cherilyn, Cherisse, and similar names.
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Cherry Drummond of Megginch, 16th Baroness Strange (born Jean Cherry Drummond), writer and English peer
Neneh Cherry, Swedish musician
Frank Iero named one of his twin daughters Cherry Breanne.
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Sherri "Cherry" Valance, character in The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Cherry Ames, nurse heroine of a series of young people's books
"Cherry, Cherry", song by Neil Diamond
"Cherry Darling", 2007 film by Quentin Tarantino