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Terrie (boy)

What does Terrie mean?

Terrie Pronunciation of Terrie [ter-rie] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Terrie) has its root in Old German, and the name Terrie means "people's ruler". Terrie is an alternate form, with the suffix -ie, of Terry (Old German): from Theodoric.

Associated with: ruler (king).


Terrie has 2 variants: Terrey and Terri.

Creative forms:
(male) Tarie, Terro, ..

(female) Tere, Terriera, ..

Middle name pairings:
Terrie Canyon (T.C.), ..

How popular is Terrie?

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the statistics of the boy name Terrie and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Terrie (outside Top 2000) are Terri and Terry (#664 the previous year). These relations of Terrie were favored by parents 7 decades ago (usage of 0.7%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.02%, 97%), with the form Terry becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terri, Terry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Terrie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Terrie is pronounced similarly to Terah, Torio, Torrey, Torrie, Torrio, Torry and Tyree. Other suggested similar names are Aerric, Barrie, Berkie, Bernie, Bertie, Corrie, Currie, Derbie, Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Derrin, Ferdie, Fergie, Ferrier, Ferrin, Ferris, Garrie, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrit, Harrie, Herbie, Hermie, Herrik (see Herrick), Jerre, Jerri, Jerric, Jerrie, Jerriel, Jerrik, Jerrin, Jerriq, Kearie, Kerbie, Kerrie, Merrik, Merril, Morrie, Norrie, Parrie, Percie, Perrie, Perrin, Tarrin, Teddie, Tedric, Terran, Terrel, Terrill, Terrin, Terris, Terrius, Terron, Terryl, Terryn, Tore, Torr, Torre, Torrin, Trai, Traye, Tre, Troi, Troye, True and Verrier. These names tend to be more commonly used than Terrie.

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