What does Terri mean?
Terri [ter-ri] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Terri) is of Latin and Old German derivation, and the name Terri means "people's ruler". Terri is an alternate spelling of Terence (Latin): from Terentius. Terri is also a form of Terry (Old German).
Associated with: ruler (king).
(male) Tari, Teari, ..
(female) Termi, Terti, .. Middle name pairings:
Terri Magnus (T.M.), ..
How popular is Terri?
Terri is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#109328 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Terri was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1465 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Terry (#664 from current records), Terence (#1586) and Terron are the prominent related forms of Terri. These forms of Terri reached the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.73%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.03%, ▼96.5%).
Terri is alike in pronunciation to Taro, Tauro, Terah, Torey, Torio, Toro, Torrey▼, Torrie, Torrio, Torry, Toru, Tory▼ and Tyree. Other suggested similar names are Arri, Ceri, Deri, Feri, Gerri, Harri, Henri, Jerri, Meiri, Tarrin, Tedric, Teiji, Teran, Tern, Teron, Terran, Terrel, Terrill, Terrin, Terryl, Terryn, Teryn, Torr, Torre, Torrin, Trai and Troi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Terri.See names in meaning and etymology.