Name: Cherry

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cherry

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    (CHAIR ee)
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    Itself (Cherry)
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Miscellaneous Info for Cherry

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    English speaking countries
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    Cherry can be used on its own, as a short form of Charity, or as a variant of Cherie.

    Famous bearers include fictional nurse Cherry Ames. Cherry Valance is a main character in S.E Hinton's coming-of-age novel "The Outsiders".

    "Cherry" is a slang term for the hymen, which renders this name rather difficult to use today.

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Popularity Rank of Cherry (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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