Name: Kerry

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kerry

  • Meaning:
    Country of the children of Ciar
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Country of the children of Ciar
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (KEH ree)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Kerry)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kerry

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    County Kerry is located in the Munster region of the Republic of Ireland.
    The name of the county may mean "country of the children of Ciar", ciar meaning "dark" and probably implying "dark hair and brown eyes".

Similar Names to Kerry for Boys & Girls

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