Meaning and Origin of: Sherry

Girl name origins & meanings

  • French : Beloved
  • Hebrew : Beloved
  • Hebrew : Princess
  • Hebrew : Beloved
  • English : Charity

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced form of McSherry, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh ‘son of Searrach’, a personal name based on searrach ‘foal’. It is sometimes ‘translated’ asFoley.
  • reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha ‘son of Geoffrey’ (see McSherry).