Sherry Name Meaning & Origin

Sherry

Pronunciation: SHEH-ree (key)

Origin of the name Sherry:

Taken from the name of the fortified Spanish wine, which takes its name from the city of Jerez (formerly Xeres). Alternatively, Sherry can be a reworking of the French chérie (darling).

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Personal experiences with the name Sherry: | Edit

My name is Sherry and I love it! It's unique, elegant and I wouldn't change it for anything.

Nicknames for Sherry: | Edit

Sher, Sher Bear, Sher Sher, Sherry Berry, Sherry Baby, Oh Sherry, Scary Sherry, My Cherie Amor

Meanings and history of the name Sherry: | Edit

Darling, Beloved

Famous real-life people named Sherry: | Edit

Sherry Lansing, American movie studio executive
Sherry Stringfield, American actress
Sherry Edmundson Fry, American sculptor
Sherry Glaser, American actress, performance artist, and political activist
Sherry Alberoni, Canadian actress and voice artist

Sherry in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Sherry", song by the Four Seasons
Sherry Palmer, character on the television series "24", played by Penny Johnson Jerald.

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