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Terri (girl)

What does Terri mean?

Terri Pronunciation of Terri [ter-ri] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Terri) has its roots in Greek and Old German, and the name Terri means "late summer". Terri is an alternate spelling of Teresa (Greek): popular transcription of Theresa. Terri is also a variation of Terry (Old German).

Associated with: greek.


Terri has 12 variants: Tera, Terea, Teree, Tereigh, Teri, Terie, Terree, Terreigh, Terrey, Terrie, Terrya and Terrye.

30 more different relations via Teresa, Terry, Theresa: Resi, Rezi, Techa, Terall, Terasa, Terell, Terese, Teresia, Terez, Tereza, Terezia, Terika, Terresa, Terresia, Terrin, Terryn, Tersa, Tersia, Tersina, Tersita, Teryn, Terza, Tesa, Tesia, Teskia, Tess, Tessa, Tessi, Tessie and Tessy.

Creative forms:
(female) Terti, Tiri, ..

(male) Terre, Terti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Terri Brooke (T.B.), ..

How popular is Terri?

Terri is a very prominent first name for females (#206 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#109328 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Terri entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #64 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terri name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Terri outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Tessa (#209 from current records), Teresa (#665), Tess (#1120), Theresa (#1193), Tesia, Tessie, Terry, Teresia, Terese, Teri, Terresa, Tera and Terrie are the popular alternative forms of Terri. Usage of these relations of Terri was widespread in the 1960s (average #948) and is now much reduced (#1656, down 93%), with forms such as Tera becoming somewhat dated. Tessa is the most trendy name for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terri, Tera, Teresa, Terese, Teresia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teri, Terresa, Terrie, Terry, Tesia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tess, Tessa, Tessie, Theresa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tessa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Terri is pronounced similarly to Taree, Tarra, Tarrah, Taura, Terah, Terra, Terrah, Tiara, Tiarra, Tierra, Tierrea, Tierria, Tora, Tori, Torie, Torree, Torrey, Torri, Torrie, Torry, Torrye, Tory, Tyra, Tyree and Tyria. Other suggested similar names are Barri, Berri, Carri, Ceri, Cherri, Corri, Devri, Dorri, Geri, Gerri, Jeri, Jerri, Karri, Keri, Kerri, Korri, Lorri, Merri, Peri, Perri, Sherri, Teddi, Tedra, Tekli, Teleri, Teoni, Tercia, Terin, Terrill, Terrina, Terryl (see Teryl), Tertia, Teryl and Tierre. These names tend to be less frequently used than Terri.