Jerry Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jerry:
A pet form of any of the various names beginning with the element Jer-. Jerry is also bestowed as an independent given name. Var: Gerry.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Jerry? What are his siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Jerry
Contribute your knowledge to the name Jerry
- Comments and insights on the name Jerry
- Personal experiences with the name Jerry
- Nicknames for Jerry
- Meanings and history of the name Jerry
Nickname for many names beginning with Ger- or Jer-, most notably Gerald, Jeremy or Jeremiah.
- Famous real-life people named Jerry
Jerry Seinfeld, American actor and comedian
Jerry Springer, American talk show host
Jerry Lee Lewis, American singer
Jerry Lewis, American comedic actor
Jerry Garcia, American guitarist, singer, songwriter The Grateful Dead
Jerry Reed, American country music singer
Jerry Clower, American humorist
Jerry Brown, American politician, former governor of California
Jerry Van Dyke, American actor,most notable for his role in "Coach""
- Jerry in song, story & screen
Jerry Russo, Wizards of Waverly Place character
Jerry Mouse, Hanna-Barbera cartoon mouse featured in the Tom and Jerry series
Jerry Maguire, title character portrayed by Tom Cruise in the 1996 sports comedy
Jerry Recycled Batteries from the Pixar franchise Cars