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Ceri - Meaning of Ceri

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Meaning of the name CeriMeaning of the name Ceri

[ syll. ce-ri, cer-i ] The baby girl name Ceri is also used as a boy name. Ceri has its origins in the Welsh and French languages. It is used largely in Welsh and English. From Welsh roots, its meaning is 'beloved' - in this context, Ceri can be used in the Welsh language. It is derived from the word car which is of the meaning 'love'. The name is a modern Welsh coinage and equivalent of the English Amy; it grew in popularity under the influence of names such as Gladys, and was promoted by the Welsh singer-songwriter Cerys Matthews (1969-).

In addition, Ceri is a contracted form of the English and Welsh Ceridwen in the Welsh language.

Ceri is also a contracted form of the English and French Cerise in the English language.

Ceri is the feminine form of the English and Welsh Caradog.

Forms of Ceri include the Welsh Cari, the name Caris, the Welsh Caryl, the Welsh Carys, the Welsh Cerian, the Welsh Ceril, the name Ceris, the English and Welsh Cerys, and the Welsh Keri.

Ceri is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2012, among the family of girl names directly related to Ceri, Amy was the most frequently used.

Baby names that sound like Ceri include Sairee, Sairey, Sairi, Sairie, Sairy, Sarie, Sayri, Ceara, Cearaa, Cearah, Cearra, Ceirra, Cera, Cerra, Cheri, Cherie, Cherri, Cherrie, Cierra, and Cierrah.

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