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sherrie

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, sheray, sheraya, sherey, sheri, sherice, shericia, sherie, sherissa, sherree, sherrey, sherri, sherryn, sherye, charice, sherin, cheri, shereen, shireen, shirin, sheree, 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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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

1
Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
OH SHERRIE STEVE PERRY

Notable people and personalities​

Sherrie Eugene (born 1964), English Tv Presenter
Sherrie Hewson (born 1950), English Actress
Sherrie Levine (born 1947), Adult Movie Manager And Conceptual Artist
Sherrie Rollins Westin, American Vice President And Chief Marketing Of Sesame Workshop
Sherrie Schneider, Author