Kerry
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
KER-ee
Meaning
From the Ciar's tribe
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Kerry originates in Gaelic languages and means "From the Ciar's tribe". Ciar's people lived in pre-Gaelic times in the region which is now known as County Kerry in Ireland. Ultimately, Ciar means "black". Kerry can be used as both feminine and masculine given names, currently it is more popular for boys. It functions as a surname as well, the famous bearer being the U.S. Senator from Massachusetts John Kerry.

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Keri, Kerri

Famous Kerries

Kerry Butler - actress
Kerry Washington - actress
Kerry Condon - actress
Kerry Fox - actress
Kerry Norton - actress
Kerry Patterson - writer

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