Name Terry Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Terry


Terry is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Terry thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Terry?

Terry derived from the English name Thierry, which is a form of the Germanic name Theodoric. Terry is also considered a diminutive of the names Terence and Theresa.

What does the name Terry mean?

Terry means “ruler of the people” (from Thierry) and “from the island Therassia”, “inhabitant of Thera“, “huntress”, “harvester” or “summer” (from Theresa).

Pronunciation of Terry

Variants of the name Terry


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Popularity of the name Terry

The name Terry is ranked #6968 overall.

Terry in the Top 50 Names

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