What does Jerry mean?
Jerry /jer-ry/ as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Jerry). Jerry's roots are Old German and Hebrew, and the name Jerry means "spear ruler; the Lord is exalted". Jerry is an alternate spelling of Geraldine (Old German): feminine of Gerald. Jerry is also a variant of Jeremia (Hebrew): feminine of Jeremiah. Jerry is also used as a variant of Jerrie (Old German, French). See also Jeralyn and Jeri.
How popular is Jerry?
Jerry is a very popular first name for females (#838 out of 4276, Top 20%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#11428 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Jerry for girls. Jerry entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #304 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jerri, Jerrie, Jeri, Gerry, Geri, Gerri and Geraldine are the prominent varying forms of Jerry ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Jerry was at its apex during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.408%) and has become less since, with versions such as Geri, Geraldine, Gerry, Jeri and Jerrie falling out of style.
Jerry▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jarae, Jerae, Jorah, Jorey, Jori, Jorie and Jorry. Other suggested similar baby names are Barry, Berry, Carry, Cherry▼, Corry, Derry, Dorry, Jearl, Jemmy, Jenay, Jency, Jenny▼, Jerle, Jessy, Jey, Karry, Kerry▼, Korry, Lorry, Merry▼, Norry, Perry, Sherry▼, Terry▼ and Torry. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jerry.