US Popularity:1992
Meaning:Power of the tribe
Gender-neutral names are a powerful thing and this one is no exception. Literally meaning "power of the tribe," this name of British origin exudes strength. With their name rooted in leadership, Terry might even find themselves taking on a guiding role in life. While Terry is commonly used as a given name today, it can also be used as an abbreviation of Terrance and Terrell. The name was a popular choice around the 1950s, and there’s no time like the present to start the trend again.

Famous People Named Terry

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Terry Bradshaw
    Football Player
  • Terry Crews
    TV Actor
  • Terry Gilliam
  • Terry Pratchett

Terry Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Terry is currently #1553 on The Bump
Boy:Terry is currently #1115 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Terry is currently #853 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Terry is currently #1992 in U.S. births
Boy:Terry is currently #2073 in U.S. births
Girl:Terry is currently #22072 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 8972
from 2019
In comparison to the previous year's data
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