What does Terry mean?
Terry /ter-ry/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Terry) is pronounced TARE-ee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Terry is "late summer".
Terry▼ has 23 variants: Terall, Terea, Teree, Tereigh, Terell, Terella, Terelynn, Terelynn, Teri▼, Teriana, Teriann, Terie, Terika, Terilynn, Terree, Terreigh, Terrey, Terri▼, Terrie▼, Terrin, Terrye, Terryn and Teryn.
Terry▼ has 42 more different relations via Teresa, Teri, Theresa: Resi, Rezi, Rezka, Taresa, Techa, Tera▼, Terasa, Teresa▼, Terese▼, Teresia, Tereska, Teressa▼, Teresse, Terez, Tereza, Terezia, Terezsa, Terresa, Terresia, Terrya, Tersa, Tersia, Tersina, Tersita, Teruska, Terza, Tesa, Tesia, Teskia, Tess▼, Tessa▲, Tessey, Tessi, Tessie▼, Tessy, Therese▼, Tracey▼, Tracy▼, Treesa, Tresa, Tressa▼ and Treza.
Terry has 1 masculine form: Thierry.Kreatif forms: Terby, Tery. [more]
How popular is Terry?
Terry is a very prominent first name for females (#253 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#336 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Terry for girls. Terry entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its peak rank of #97 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Terry and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Terry are Tessa (#221 the previous year), Teresa (#719), Taryn (#853), Theresa, Tessie, Therese, Tracy, Tressa, Tresa, Tracey, Terese, Tera, Teressa, Teri, Terrie, Terri and Tess. Variants like Terezsa are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4734%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.0671%, ▼85.8%), with forms such as Taryn, Tess, Teresa, Theresa and Teri becoming somewhat outmoded. Tessa (#221) is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Terry▼ is pronounced similarly to Tarra, Teara, Terah, Terra▼, Terrah, Tierra▼, Torey, Torrey, Torri, Torry, Torrye and Tory. Other recommended similar baby names are Berry, Derry, Gerry▼, Jerry▼, Kerry▼, Merry▼, Perry, Terryl and Tierre. These names tend to be less commonly used than Terry.