Jerry

Jerry - A very unique male name



  Jul 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jerry appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #127. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jerry and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jerry? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jerry. The baby boy name Jerry was given to 568 baby boys in 2012, ranking #448 on the national boy baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 2,889 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jerry peaked in popularity 79 years ago in 1940 on position 14.



Famous with this name

Jerry Siegel
Jerry O'Connell
Jerry Stiller


How would you rate Jerry, 1-5?

Rating: 4/5 (3 people)


Jerry is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jerry is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #255 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #889.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jerry is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Jerry origin and meaning

Jerry is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jerry, pop culture references for the name Jerry and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jerry

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jerry, sorted by popularity.

Jairo / Jair / Jagger / Jere / Jacorey / Jakari / Jahir / Jory / Jacari / Jasir /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012448
2011396
2010384
2009373
2008316
2007324
2006316
2005316
2004293
2003285
2002291
2001261
2000265
1999245
1998228
1997211
1996194
1995201
1994191
1993186
1992183
1991160
1990146
1989142
1988130
1987125
1986121
1985116
1984111
1983103
1982101
198198
198094
197985
197882
197775
197667
197565
197461
197357
197253
197150
197045
196945
196844
196741
196641
196541
196440
196338
196238
196137
196037
195936
195835
195735
195635
195533
195431
195329
195226
195124
195024
194923
194821
194720
194620
194520
194419
194317
194216
194114
194014
193916
193817
193717
193618
193522
193425
193331
193236
193143
193051
192961
192878
192793
192697
1925107
1924122
1923131
1922135
1921141
1920145
1919147
1918147
1917149
1916145
1915145
1914145
1913148
1912150
1911141
1910127

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama255
Kentucky273
South Carolina292
Tennessee308
New York308
Mississippi312
Arkansas353
Connecticut367
Oklahoma380
Georgia387
California388
Wisconsin403
Texas421
Minnesota426
North Carolina451
Indiana452
Illinois463
Virginia498
Maryland509
Ohio565
New Jersey570
Iowa585
Arizona587
Massachusetts616
Michigan631
Florida641
Colorado657
Louisiana706
Washington768
Missouri878
Pennsylvania889

Even more about Jerry


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jerry a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jerry?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
1940
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jerry
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,889
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +568

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now