Given Name TERRY (2)

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: TER-ee   [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of TERENCE or THERESA. A famous bearer was Terry Fox (1958-1981), a young man with an artificial leg who attempted to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research. He died of the disease before crossing the country.

Categories

authors, diminutives, heroes
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Terentius (Ancient Roman), Terese (Basque), Tereza (Bulgarian), Terezija, Tena (Croatian), Tereza, Terezie (Czech), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Terese (Danish), Theresia, Tess, Thera, Trees (Dutch), Teresa (Finnish), Thérèse (French), Terenti (Georgian), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Theresia (German), Terézia, Teca, Teréz (Hungarian), Toiréasa, Treasa (Irish), Terenzio, Teresa (Italian), Therasia (Late Roman), Trees (Limburgish), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Terese (Norwegian), Teresa (Polish), Teresa, Teresinha (Portuguese), Tereza, Terezinha (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Tereza (Romanian), Terenti, Terentiy (Russian), Terézia (Slovak), Terezija (Slovene), Teresa, Tere, Teresita (Spanish), Teresa, Teresia, Theresa, Therese, Theresia, Terese, Tessan (Swedish)
SAME SPELLING: Terry (1)
  United States
2016
  Canada (BC)
not
ranked
2015
  England and Wales
not
ranked
2016
  France
not
ranked
2015