[ 2 syll. ke-ri, ker-i ] The baby girl name Keri is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced KEH-Riy- †. Keri has its origins in the Welsh, Sanskrit, and Irish languages. It is used largely in Welsh and English.
Keri is a Welsh form of the Welsh and English Ceri.
Keri is also an English form of the English and Indian Kerani.
Keri is also a spelling variant of the English Kerry.
Keri is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1975, 0.096% of baby girls were named Keri. It had a ranking of #174 then. The baby name has seen a substantial decline in frequency since then, and is of only irregular use now. Within all girl names in its family, Keri was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2012. Keri has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Keri: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Keri is Actress, Keri Russell, born 23 March 1976, Fountain Valley, California.