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Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JEHR-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of JEREMY, JEROME, GERALD, GERALDINE, and other names beginning with the same sound. A notable bearer was American comedian Jerry Lewis (1926-2017).

Related Names

VariantsGerry, Jem, Jemmy, Jere, Jeri, Jerri, Jerrie(English) Jez, Jezza(English (British))
Masculine FormsGerald, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold
Other Languages & CulturesGerold(Ancient Germanic) Hieronymos, Hieronymus(Ancient Greek) Jeremiah, Jeremy(Biblical) Ieremias(Biblical Greek) Yirmiyahu(Biblical Hebrew) Hieremias(Biblical Latin) Jeronim, Jere, Jerko(Croatian) Jeroným(Czech) Gerolt, Hieronymus, Jeroen(Dutch) Jeremias, Jorma, Jarkko, Jarmo, Jere, Roni(Finnish) Gérald, Géraldine, Géraud, Jérémie, Jérémy, Jérôme(French) Gerald, Gerold, Hieronymus, Jeremias, Gerhold(German) Geronimo(History) Gearalt, Gearóid(Irish) Geremia, Gerolamo, Giraldo, Girolamo(Italian) Ieronimus(Late Roman) Hieronim, Jeremi, Jeremiasz(Polish) Geraldo, Jeremias, Jerónimo(Portuguese) Jerônimo(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Hieronym(Slovak) Geraldo, Jeremías, Jerónimo, Gerónimo(Spanish) Gerallt(Welsh)

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