Name: Terry

Origin and Meaning of the Name Terry

  • Meaning:
    Ruler of the people
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  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, maybe soft, tender
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  • Meaning:
    Pet form of Thierry or Terence
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (TAYR ee)
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