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Gender: Female Meaning of Shari: "princess" Origin of Shari: Anglicized variation of Hungarian Sari, variation of Sarah

The name Shari is a girl's name of Hungarian origin meaning "princess". Shari and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory - Girls".

From the experts:

This once-cool nickname-y name now belongs to the grandma generation.

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Famous People Named Shari

Shari Lewis (born Sonia Phyllis Hurwitz), American ventriloquist and puppeteer ("Lamb Chop")
Shari Shattuck, American actress and author
Shari Ellin Redstone, American media executive, daughter of CBS magnate Sumner Redstone
Shari Arison, Israeli business magnate
Shari Lynn Belafonte, American actress, daughter of singer Harry Belafonte
Shari Eubank, American actress
Shari Headley, American actress
Shari McEwan, Miss Antigua and Barbuda Universe 2006
Sharon "Shari" Ulrich, Canadian singer-songwriter
Shari English Woods Villarosa, American ambassador
Shari Springer Berman, American documentary filmmaker
Shari Franke (b. 2003), daughter of YouTube vlogger Ruby Franke from the channel 8Passengers

Pop Culture References for the name Shari

Shari, character in the movie "Double Take"
Shari, main character in animated movie "The Red Shoes"


ReaRea Says:


Well, it is definitely not used in Hungary as we do not use "sh" at all.