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
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Jerry BrownUnited States Governor
- Jerry GarciaSinger
- Jerry Lee LewisMusician, Singer
- Jerry LewisComedian
- Jerry LucasBasketball Player
- Jerry O'ConnellActor
- Jerry RiceFootball Player
- Jerry SeinfeldComedian, TV Actor
- Jerry StillerComedian
- Jerry WestBasketball Player
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