Cherry Name Meaning & Origin

Cherry

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Cherrie

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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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Cher

Meanings and history of the name Cherry: | Edit

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.

Famous real-life people named Cherry: | Edit

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.

Cherry in song, story & screen: | Edit

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

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