Cerys is a Welsh girl’s name. It can also be spelt as Ceris. The name Cerys dates back to old Welsh documentation. Pwll Ceris is a name of a pool of water in the Menai Straits in north Wales.
Meaning of the Name Cerys
What does the name Cerys mean? The name is thought to originate from the Welsh word caru which means love.
Popularity of the Name
Cerys is the 12th most popular Welsh baby name in Wales according to the Office of National Statistics placing it overall in 81st position overall (in 2013). Carys is slightly more popular than a similar sounding name Cerys .
So how do you pronounce Cerys? In English it would be pronounced as ‘CARE – IS’
Famous people with the name Cerys
Cerys Matthews – is a singer and song writer from Wales who became famous with the singles “Mulder and Scully” and “Road Rage” with the band Catatonia.
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