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sheray

ORIGIN:
latin  /  old french  /  persian (fārsi) 
NAME ROOT:
(CĀRUS > CARA > CHÉRIE) (SHIRIN > SHERISH)
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
SHIRIN (شیرین)
MEANING:
This name means “darling, beloved, Dear, loved one, sweet, pleasant, gracious, delicate”. Sherry (Spanish: Jerez) is a fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain. The current Castilian name came by way of the Arabic name “Sherish”, as the town was knows during the Muslim occupation of Iberia and during the Moorish period. Under Moorish rule, the Roman town of 'Ceret' was renamed to Sherish which later evolved to Jerez de la Frontera as it became the frontier. The term "Sherish" derives from the Persian "Shirin" which means sweet, pleasant, gracious, gentle. Names with the letter "C" as "Cheryl, Cherie, Cheray, Cheri, Cherrie have a Latin root as opposed to names beginning with an “S” which have a Persian root, names such as "Sharyl, Sheryll, Sherae, Sherey". From the 19th century both groups of names have mixed and the different variants are no longer attributable to a specific source. Both the roots are needed for a detailed description. Shirin is the name of a character in a Persian and Turkish legend. Shirin was also a wife of the Sassanid Persian Shahanshah (king of kings), Khosrau II.

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
sherry, cheryl, cherie, cherryl, sharyl, sherill, sheryl, sheryll, cherilyn, sharalyn, sherilyn, cheray, sharee, sharie, sharrie, sherae, sheraie, sheraya, sherey, sheri, sherice, shericia, sherie, sherissa, sherree, sherrey, sherri, sherryn, sherye, charice, sherin, cheri, shereen, shireen, shirin, sheree, sherrie, cherrie, sherrilyn, SHERLYN, Shera
PET & SHORT FORM
english
cherette, cher, sherina, sherita

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
arabic
shirin
german
shirin
iranian
sherin, shereen, shireen, shirin

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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