Terry

Terry - A very unique female name



  Jul 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Terry appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #1063. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Terry and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Terry? 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 Terry. The baby girl name Terry was given to 7 baby girls in 2007, ranking #4669 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 225,132 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Terry peaked in popularity 64 years ago in 1955 on position 82.



Famous with this name

Terry Crews
Terry O'Quinn
Harry Terry


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Terry is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Terry is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,215 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,215.

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 Terry is where you live.


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Terry origin and meaning

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

Similar to Terry

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

Tara / Terri / Teri / Tori / Tiara / Terrie / Tierra / Terra / Tyra / Tera /

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
20074669
20044413
20033373
20025332
20013888
20003483
19982090
19972496
19962316
19953124
19942201
19931581
19921543
19911788
19901310
19891225
19881103
19871003
19861137
1985884
1984898
1983762
1982734
1981727
1980632
1979616
1978597
1977577
1976473
1975402
1974392
1973341
1972318
1971286
1970270
1969239
1968218
1967201
1966192
1965173
1964139
1963123
1962112
1961108
1960101
195995
195889
195792
195691
195582
195488
1953115
1952120
1951114
1950127
1949115
1948133
1947135
1946143
1945206
1944213
1943214
1942235
1941317
1940342
1939374
1938417
1937428
1936490
1935483
1934584
1933542
1932560
1931659
1930550
1929660
1928615
1927586
1926661
1925652
1924763
1923853
1922754
1921770
1920993
19191189
19181005
19171036
19161386
19151172
1914973
19131064
19111048
19101063

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3215

Even more about Terry


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 Terry 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Terry?

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.

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#
On chart
1955
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Terry
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 225,132
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2007 births +7

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