Meaning and Origin of Cherry - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Cherry

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Loving and benevolent

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.
  • Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch.