What does Teri mean?
Teri /teri/ as a name for girls. Teri's name origins are Old German and Greek, and the name Teri means "late summer". Teri is an alternate form, with the suffix -i, of Terry (Old German): version of Teresa. Teri is also a variation of Theresa (Greek).
Teri▼ has 26 more alternative forms via Terry, Theresa: Resi, Rezi, Terall, Terasa, Terell, Teresa▼, Terese▼, Teresia, Tereza, Teriana, Teriann, Terika, Terrin, Terryn, Tersa, Tersina, Tersita, Teryn, Terza, Tess▼, Tessa▲, Tessi, Tessie▼, Tessy, Tresa and Treza.Kreatif forms: Tayri, Tere. [more]
How popular is Teri?
Teri is a very prominent first name for women (#436 out of 4276, Top 10%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#92601 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Teri for girls. Teri was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #213 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Tera, Teresa (#719 in 2014), Terese, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Tess, Tessa (#221), Tessie, Theresa and Tresa are the prominent varying forms of Teri listed in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Teree, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Teri reached its peak in the 1960s (average #525) and is somewhat less today (#911, ▼81%), with versions like Terese becoming less fashionable. Teresa is a constant favorite, though Tessa has become popular as well over time.
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Teri▼ is alike in pronunciation to Tara▼, Tarah, Taree, Tarra, Taura, Teara, Terah, Terra▼, Terrah, Tiara▼, Tiera▼, Tierra▼, Tierria, Tora, Torey, Tori▼, Toria, Torie, Torri, Torrie, Torry, Tory, Tyra▼, Tyree and Tyria. Other recommended similar baby names are Abri, Airi, Ari, Averi▲, Bari, Bri, Cari▼, Ceri, Cheri▼, Ciri, Cori▼, Dari, Devri, Dori, Geri▼, Gerri, Jeri▼, Jerri▼, Kari▼, Keri▼, Kerri▼, Kiri, Kori, Lari, Liri, Mari▼, Merri, Miri, Nari, Peri, Sheri▼, Suri, Taji, Tali, Tami▼, Tarin, Tea▼, Tedra, Tekli, Teleri, Teoni, Tercia, Terez, Terica, Terin, Tersia, Toni▼, Tris, Trix and Tru. These names tend to be less commonly used than Teri.