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Derry (girl)

What does Derry mean?

Derry Pronunciation of Derry [der-ry] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Derry) is pronounced DARE-ee. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Derry is "oak grove".

Affiliated girl name: Dara.

Associated with: irish, oak (tree).


Creative forms:
(female) Derra, Dery, ..

(male) Derdry, Derty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Derry Finley (D.F.), ..

How popular is Derry?

Derry is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#7316 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Dara is the only popular varying form of Derry (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Derry was at its most widespread during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.01%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dara in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Derry is pronounced similarly to Daeira, Daira, Darah, Dari, Daria, Darra, Darrah, Darya, Deora, Dora, Dorae, Dorah, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Dori, Doria, Dorie, Doro, Dorri, Dorria, Dorrie, Dorry, Dory and Doura. Other suggested similar names are Barry, Berry, Carry, Cherry, Corry, Darby, Darcy, Darrby (see Darby), Darryl, Debby, Debra, Dedra, Delly, Delmy, Denay, Deney, Denny, Derdre, Deren, Derhyn, Deron, Derora, Derran, Derrin, Derron, Deryn, Devery, Devra, Devri, Dorrys, Gerry, Jerry, Jery, Jorry, Karry, Kerry, Korry, Lorry, Merry, Norry, Perry, Sherry, Terry and Torry. These names tend to be more frequently used than Derry.

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