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Gender: Female Pronunciation: KEHR-iss Meaning of Cerys: "love" Origin of Cerys: Welsh

The name Cerys is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "love". Cerys and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names - Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- GIRLS".

From the experts:

Common name in Wales that's all but unknown in the U.S. Certainly an attractive choice ripe for export. In the UK it sits at Number 330.

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Famous People Named Cerys

Cerys Elizabeth Matthews, lead singer of Welsh band Catatonia
Cerys Hale, Welsh rugby union player

Pop Culture References for the name Cerys

Cerys, Jenna Heap's biological mother in Angie Sage's Magyk series
Cerys an Crait: character in the videogame Witcher 3.