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Meaning and name origin

Terri \t(er)-ri\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Terri), is of Greek and Old German origin, and the meaning of Terri is "late summer". Terri is a variant of Teresa (Greek): popular variant of Theresa. Also a variant of Terry (Old German): diminutive of Teresa.


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


Terri is a very popular first name for females (#206 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#59739 out of 88799, Top 67%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Terri for girls. Terri reached its highest rank of #63 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Terri name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Terri and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Teresa (#719), Terry, Theresa, Terrie, Terri, Teri and Tera. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tera, Teresa, Teri, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Theresa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Teresa, Theresa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Terri is also pronounced similarly to Tarra, Teara, Terah, Terra, Terrah, Tierra, Tierria, Tori, Torri, Torrie and Torry. Other suggested similar baby names are Berri, Gerri, Jerri, Kerri, Merri, Perri, Terrin and Tierre. These names tend to be less commonly used than Terri.