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Jerry Meaning


What does Jerry mean?

The name Jerry is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Jerry is "sacred name, holy name".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "spear rule".

Jerry is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Je-rry.

The Given Name Jerry

Jerry is a variant of Jerrie. See Jerrie for further details.

The name Jerry, has a wonderfully appealing quality.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jerry Baldwin, and Jerry Garcia.

Jerry Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 601 in baby name popularity for boys with 451 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 14,861 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences. It ranked 555 in baby name popularity for boys with 493 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Jerry has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Jerry Name Popularity Page.

Jerry Related Names

Jerry is a variant of Jerrie.

Famous Jerrys

  • Jerry ~ 1 hurricane, 4 storms
  • Jerry Baldwin ~ Business Mogul
  • Jerry Garcia ~ Rock Musician
  • Jerry Goldsmith ~ Musician
  • Jerry Greenfield ~ Business Mogul
  • Jerry Lee Lewis ~ Rock Musician
  • Jerry Lewis ~ Actor
  • Jerry Lucas ~ Basketball Player
  • Jerry O'Connell ~ Actor
  • Jerry Orbach ~ Actor
  • Jerry Rice ~ Football Player
  • Jerry Seinfeld ~ Actor
  • Jerry West ~ Basketball Player

Jerry Numerology

What will your new littleJerry be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Jerry are often dearest and jittery but most of all they are read more >>

Jerry Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jerry in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jerry.

Just for fun, see the name Jerry in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jerry in Nautical Flags page.