Shari Name Meaning & Origin

Shari

Pronunciation: SHA-ree (key)

Origin of the name Shari:

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).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Sharon, Sherry

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Nicknames for Shari

Rhi. Shar. Share-bear
Shar-shar
Shariah Carey
Shar-e Krishna
Shar-Shar Binks

Meanings and history of the name Shari

There are two main meaning of the name Shari:

1. Shari, in Hebrew, is spelled with the same root used to spell "Shir" which means song. The "ee" sound at the end means God. Shari, in that sense, means "Song of God" or "God's Song"

2. Shari, in the language of the Anglo-Saxons means "princess" or "darling".

Famous real-life people named Shari

Shari Lewis (puppeteer, children's entertainer)
Shari Belafonte (actress, daughter of Harry Belafonte)

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