Jerry is a gender-neutral baby name of British origin. Derived from the names Gerald, Jeremy, and Jerome, Jerry is a first name and nickname meaning “spear.” Spears are sharp weapons used for protection and battle. These pointy objects may be harmful to some, but they’re a symbol of power and pride to others. If you’re a fan of Greek mythology, you may also recognize the god Zeus and his famous lightning bolts as spears used against the Titans. From myths to the battleground, baby Jerry will be a force to be reckoned with.

Famous People Named Jerry

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  • Jerry Brown
    United States Governor
  • Jerry Garcia
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
    Musician, Singer
  • Jerry Lewis
  • Jerry Lucas
    Basketball Player
  • Jerry O'Connell
  • Jerry Rice
    Football Player
  • Jerry Seinfeld
    Comedian, TV Actor
  • Jerry Stiller
  • Jerry West
    Basketball Player
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