Terry, Teri, Terri

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FOR REAL: For boys, Terry began as an English form of a Germanic brought over to England by the Normans as Thierry. This name is composed of elements meaning "tribe" and "power." The German cognate is Dietrich; another form is Theodoric, from which we get the name Derek. In the 19th century, Terry began to be used as a short form of Terence. For girls, Teri began as a dimunutive of Teresa.

diminutives: Tel

related names: Terence, Dietrich, Derek, Teresa