Meaning of First Name: Terry
Terry is a very popular first name for women (#253 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#265 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Terry \t(er)-ry\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Terry), is pronounced TARE-ee. It is of English origin. Diminutive of Teresa. Such nicknames for Teresa were most popular in the middle of the 20th century. Also used in contemporary blended names. Actresses Teri Hatcher, Theresa Russell, Teri Garr.
Terry has 23 variant forms: Terall, Terea, Teree, Tereigh, Terell, Terella, Terelynn, Terelynn, Teri, Teriana, Teriann, Terie, Terika, Terilynn, Terree, Terreigh, Terrey, Terri, Terrie, T
power of the tribe
Terry is a very popular first name for men (#57 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#265 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Terry \t(er)-ry\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Terry), is pronounced TARE-ee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Terry is "power of the tribe". From Theodoric, which was the direct source of Derek and Dietrich, but gave rise to Terry through the Norman French name Thierri (also the source of the modern French Thierry). Also short form of Terence and Terrell. Football player Terry Bradshaw; filmmaker Terry Gilliam.
Terry has 3 variant forms: Terrey, Terri and Terrie.
Census About Last Name: Hanigan
Variant of O'HANNAGAIN
Non-Hispanic White Only:
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.