Given Name JERRY

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

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).
MASCULINE FORMS: Gerald, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gerold (Ancient Germanic), Hieronymos, Hieronymus (Ancient Greek), Jeremiah, Jeremy (Biblical), Ieremias (Biblical Greek), Yirmiyahu (Biblical Hebrew), Hieremias (Biblical Latin), Jeronim, Jere, Jerko (Croatian), Gerolt, Hieronymus, Jeroen (Dutch), Jeremias, Jorma, Jarkko, Jarmo, Jere, Roni (Finnish), Gérald, Géraldine, Géraud, Jérémie, Jérôme (French), Gerald, Gerold, Hieronymus, Jeremias, Gerhold (German), Geronimo (History), Gearalt, Gearóid (Irish), Gerolamo, Giraldo, Girolamo (Italian), Ieronimus (Late Roman), Geraldo, Jeremias, Jerónimo (Portuguese), Jerônimo (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Geraldo, Jeremías, Jerónimo, Gerónimo (Spanish), Gerallt (Welsh)


Charles Dickens characters, City Hunter characters, diminutives, I Love Lucy characters, musicians, never out of the US top 1000, Parks and Recreation characters, Rick and Morty characters, Roseanne characters, singers, The Sopranos characters, Totally Spies characters, Will and Grace characters
Entry updated December 8, 2017