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Terry Meaning


What does Terry mean?

The name Terry is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Terry is "smooth".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "harvester, reaper".

Terry is used as both a boys and girls name.

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

The Given Name Terry

Terry is a variant of Terrie. See Terrie for further details.

Terry is good for parents who want a name that is luminous and refined.

A wonderfully classic name.

A popular name that will delight parents.

Terry falls into the season name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Terry Boot, Terry Bradshaw, and Terry Gilliam.

Terry Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 10,413 in baby name popularity for girls with 10 occurrences. It ranked 757 in baby name popularity for boys with 309 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 11,507 in baby name popularity for girls with 9 occurrences. It ranked 691 in baby name popularity for boys with 356 occurrences.

View the Terry Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Terry has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Terry to other names.

Terry Related Names

Terry is a variant of Terrie.

Terry is a diminutive of Terrence.

Famous Terrys

  • Terry Boot ~ Harry Potter character
  • Terry Bradshaw ~ Football Player
  • Terry Gilliam ~ Actor, Film Director
  • Terry Jones ~ Actor
  • Terry O'Quinn ~ Actor
  • Terry Pratchett ~ Writer
  • Terry Sawchuk ~ Ice Hockey Player

Terry Numerology

What will your new littleTerry 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 Terry are often private and considerate but most of all they are read more >>

Terry Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Terry.

Just for fun, see the name Terry 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 Terry in Nautical Flags page.