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Jerri (boy)

What does Jerri mean?

Jerri Pronunciation of Jerri [jer-ri] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Jerri) is of Old German origin, and the name Jerri means "spear ruler". Jerri is a variant form of Gerald (Old German): from gār.

Associated with: spear (warrior), ruler (king).


Jerri has 1 variant: Jerry.

11 more different relations via Gerald: Ger, Gerard, Gere, Gerek, Gerik, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerry, Jerald, Jerold and Jerrold.

Creative forms:
(male) Jerdi, Jerli, ..

(female) Jerdi, Jerti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jerri Westen (J.W.), ..

How popular is Jerri?

Jerri is an unusual first name for men. Jerri is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Jerri (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Gerald (#764 the previous year), Gerard (#1086), Gerry, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold and Jerry (#491). Other variants, like Gere, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Jerri was at its peak in the 1940s (median #259) and is now significantly reduced (#1477, 97%), with forms such as Gerry becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerald, Gerard, Gerry, Jerald, Jerold in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jerrold, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jerri is pronounced similarly to Gerrey, Gerrie, Gery, Jairo, Jarah, Jaray, Jarrah, Jary, Jerae, Jerah, Jeriah, Jerrah, Jerrey, Jerrie, Jiri, Jiro, Joeri, Jorey, Jori, Jorie, Jorry, Jory and Juri. Other recommended names are Arri, Ceri, Deri, Feri, Harri, Henri, Jarrid, Jarrin, Jefry, Jerad, Jeran, Jerard, Jere, Jered, Jerek, Jerel, Jeren, Jeric, Jeril, Jerk, Jermin, Jerod, Jeron, Jerrad, Jerre, Jerred, Jerrel, Jerren, Jerric, Jerrick, Jerrico, Jerriel, Jerrik, Jerrill, Jerrin, Jerriq, Jerrod, Jerron, Jerrot, Jerryd (see Jerrod), Jerryl, Jervis, Jeryl, Jerzy, Jordi, Meiri and Terri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jerri.

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