What does Teri mean?
Teri \t(e)-ri\ as a name for girls. Teri's name origins are Old German and Greek, and the name Teri means "late summer". Teri is a form of Terry (Old German): diminutive of Teresa. Teri is also a variation of Theresa (Greek).
Teri▼ has 43 more alternative forms via Terry, Theresa: Resi, Rezi, Rezka, Taresa, Terall, Terasa, Terell, Terella, Teresa▼, Terese▼, Teresia, Teresina, Teresita, Teressa▼, Tereza, Terezsa, Teriana, Teriann, Terika, Terilynn, Terresa, Terresia, Terrin, Terryn, Tersa, Tersina, Tersita, Teryn, Terza, Tess▼, Tessa, Tessey, Tessi, Tessie▼, Tessy, Therese▼, Tracie▼, Tracy▼, Treesa, Tresa, Tressa▼, Treza and Zita.
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. Census)
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 Birth Statistics)
Tera, Teresa (#719 in 2014), Terese, Teresita, Teressa, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Tess, Tessa (#221), Tessie, Theresa, Therese, Tracie, Tracy, Tresa, Tressa and Zita are the prominent varying forms of Teri listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4398%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0558%, down 87.3%), with versions like Teresa, Tess, Tessie, Theresa and Therese falling out of fashion. Tessa (#221) is the most chic baby name among these. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Teri and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Teri▼ is alike in pronunciation to Tara▼, Teara, Terah, Terra▼, Tiera▼, Tora, Tori▼, Toria, Torie, Torri, Tory, Tyra▼ and Tyria. Other recommended similar baby names are Ceri, Geri▼, Jeri▼, Keri▼, Peri and Terin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Teri.