Jerry
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
JER-ee
Meaning
Ruler with spear
More info about the name "Jerry"

Jerry is a diminutive of Gerald, or Geraldine. Geraldine originates in Germanic languages and means "ruler with spear". It is a feminine form of Gerald. The famous bearer of this name is Geraldine Chaplin, English-American actress and the daughter of Charlie Chaplin. It is also the name of several places in the United States. As a feminine given name its usage has declined lately.

Popularity of the Name Jerry
Also Spelled Like...

Jeri, Jerrie, Jerri

Famous Jerries

Jerry Hall - actress
Jerry Garcia - musician

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