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Berry (girl)

What does Berry mean?

Berry Pronunciation of Berry [berry] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Berry) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Berry is "berry". Nature name introduced as given name in the 20th century. Also diminutive of Bernice, Bernadette, etc. Photographer Berry Berenson.

Associated with: old english, berry (tree), nature, 20th century (modern).


Berry has 2 variants: Berree and Berrie.

Affiliated girl names: Alberta and Beryl.

14 more different relations via Bernadette, Bernice: Barri, Barrie, Barry, Benni, Benny, Bera, Berna, Bernee, Berni, Bernie, Berny, Bernyce, Berri and Bunny.

Creative forms:
(female) Bery, Burry, ..

(male) Berby, Berron, ..

Middle name pairings:
Berry Melina (B.M.), ..

How popular is Berry?

Berry is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3338 out of 4276, Top 78%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#205 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Berry (outside Top 2000) are Alberta, Barrie, Bera, Berna, Bernadette (#1492 from current records), Bernice, Bernie, Bernyce, Beryl and Bunny. Other variants, like Berri, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Berry reached its peak in the 1910s (adoption of 0.67%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.01%, 99.1% less), with versions such as Bernadette becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alberta, Barrie, Bera, Berna, Bernadette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bernice, Bernie, Bernyce, Beryl, Bunny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Berry and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Berry is pronounced similarly to Bara, Barah, Bari, Barra, Beret and Bora. Other recommended names are Barby, Becky, Berbya (see Barbara), Beril, Berit, Berrit, Berrta, Berrte (see Bertha), Berrti, Berrty (see Bertha), Bert, Berta, Berte, Berti, Berty, Berura, Beryn, Bessy, Bethy, Betsy, Betty, Bevvy, Birdy, Carry, Cherry, Corry, Derry, Dorry, Gerry, Jerry, Jery, Jorry, Karry, Kerry, Korry, Lorry, Merry, Norry, Perry, Sherry, Terry and Torry. These names tend to be less commonly used than Berry.

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