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Jerry

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How popular is the baby name Jerry in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 136 0 136 #99 boy name
1881 97 0 97
1882 105 0 105
1883 107 0 107
1884 121 0 121
1885 115 0 115
1886 125 0 125
1887 98 0 98
1888 92 0 92
1889 110 0 110
1890 103 0 103
1891 107 0 107
1892 117 0 117
1893 118 0 118
1894 127 0 127
1895 102 0 102
1896 94 0 94
1897 118 0 118
1898 143 0 143
1899 118 7 111
1900 220 15 205
1901 116 0 116
1902 158 10 148
1903 119 7 112
1904 185 8 177
1905 189 12 177
1906 163 17 146
1907 180 15 165
1908 218 20 198
1909 208 16 192
1910 284 33 251
1911 275 37 238
1912 448 43 405
1913 536 43 493
1914 703 54 649
1915 881 80 801
1916 997 112 885
1917 965 103 862
1918 1,126 140 986
1919 1,058 142 916
1920 1,210 167 1,043
1921 1,279 165 1,114
1922 1,364 167 1,197
1923 1,468 192 1,276
1924 1,686 217 1,469
1925 1,858 232 1,626
1926 2,156 226 1,930 #97 boy name
1927 2,472 254 2,218 #93 boy name
1928 2,871 281 2,590 #79 boy name
1929 3,264 276 2,988 #61 boy name
1930 4,253 362 3,891 #51 boy name
1931 4,755 385 4,370 #43 boy name
1932 5,676 375 5,301 #34 boy name
1933 6,456 390 6,066 #31 boy name
1934 7,513 382 7,131 #25 boy name
1935 8,862 414 8,448 #22 boy name
1936 9,716 446 9,270 #18 boy name
1937 10,721 422 10,299 #17 boy name
1938 12,638 469 12,169 #17 boy name
1939 14,237 506 13,731 #16 boy name
1940 15,722 522 15,200 #14 boy name
1941 17,352 547 16,805 #14 boy name
1942 18,088 610 17,478 #16 boy name
1943 18,354 626 17,728 #17 boy name
1944 16,817 540 16,277 #19 boy name
1945 15,113 414 14,699 #20 boy name
1946 18,036 475 17,561 #20 boy name
1947 19,256 469 18,787 #20 boy name
1948 17,242 433 16,809 #21 boy name
1949 16,209 344 15,865 #23 boy name
1950 15,623 352 15,271 #24 boy name
1951 15,464 315 15,149 #24 boy name
1952 14,711 265 14,446 #26 boy name
1953 14,179 275 13,904 #29 boy name
1954 13,897 247 13,650 #31 boy name
1955 13,189 217 12,972 #33 boy name
1956 12,829 215 12,614 #35 boy name
1957 13,505 236 13,269 #35 boy name
1958 13,129 212 12,917 #35 boy name
1959 12,507 192 12,315 #36 boy name
1960 11,996 158 11,838 #37 boy name
1961 11,500 126 11,374 #37 boy name
1962 10,740 161 10,579 #38 boy name
1963 10,314 119 10,195 #38 boy name
1964 9,756 139 9,617 #40 boy name
1965 9,136 114 9,022 #41 boy name
1966 8,526 101 8,425 #41 boy name
1967 7,889 110 7,779 #41 boy name
1968 7,562 109 7,453 #44 boy name
1969 7,389 97 7,292 #45 boy name
1970 7,541 116 7,425 #45 boy name
1971 6,667 94 6,573 #50 boy name
1972 5,693 93 5,600 #53 boy name
1973 5,180 81 5,099 #57 boy name
1974 4,724 61 4,663 #61 boy name
1975 4,388 74 4,314 #65 boy name
1976 4,138 68 4,070 #67 boy name
1977 3,795 46 3,749 #75 boy name
1978 3,483 53 3,430 #82 boy name
1979 3,487 44 3,443 #85 boy name
1980 3,248 57 3,191 #94 boy name
1981 3,086 31 3,055 #97 boy name
1982 2,997 56 2,941 #100 boy name
1983 2,798 42 2,756
1984 2,490 34 2,456
1985 2,470 48 2,422
1986 2,298 31 2,267
1987 2,268 34 2,234
1988 2,297 36 2,261
1989 2,190 25 2,165
1990 2,207 23 2,184
1991 2,017 18 1,999
1992 1,787 18 1,769
1993 1,744 17 1,727
1994 1,629 16 1,613
1995 1,530 16 1,514
1996 1,619 12 1,607
1997 1,472 15 1,457
1998 1,403 6 1,397
1999 1,308 9 1,299
2000 1,256 10 1,246
2001 1,257 6 1,251
2002 1,045 7 1,038
2003 1,092 6 1,086
2004 1,093 7 1,086
2005 1,045 5 1,040
2006 1,008 0 1,008
2007 991 0 991
2008 1,053 8 1,045
2009 818 0 818
2010 747 0 747
2011 722 0 722
2012 615 0 615
2013 634 0 634
2014 653 0 653
2015 594 0 594

Want to know about the popularity of the Jerry baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 628,344 babies born with the name Jerry in the United States. That's more than enough Jerries to occupy the country of Montenegro with an estimated population of 620,029 (as of April 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 136 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jerry" was in 1947 with a total of 18,787 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jerries)

According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jerry" ranks #35 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 227 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of 9,136 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jerry" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jerry as well as things modernly associated with the name Jerry such as celebrities named Jerry.

Origin and Meaning of Jerry

The name "Jerry" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of names beginning with Jer or Ger". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1976 to present. Jerry was born in 1954 as Jerome Allen Seinfeld in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis is a comedian, actor, film producer, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1944 to present. Jerry was born in 1926 as Joseph Levitch in Newark, New Jersey, United States.

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Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis is a singer, pianist, musician, and songwriter specializing in rock and roll, rockabilly, country, blues, rhythm and blues, gospel music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1954 to present. Jerry was born in 1935 in Ferriday, Louisiana, U.S.

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Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer is a former politician, former news anchor, and talk show host. Jerry was born in 1944 as Gerald Norman Springer in Highgate, London, England.

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Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice is a NFL player. Jerry was born in 1962 in Crawford, Mississippi.

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Jerry Ferrara

Jerry Ferrara is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Jerry was born in 1979 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Jerry Trainor

Jerry Trainor is an actor, voice actor, comedian, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Jerry was born in 1977 as Gerald William Trainor in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Jerry Stiller

Jerry Stiller is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1953 to present. Jerry was born in 1927 as Gerald Isaac Stiller in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Jerry O'Connell

Jerry O'Connell is an actor, screenwriter, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1986 to present. Jerry was born in 1974 as Jeremiah O'Connell in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jerry

Jerry Garcia
Jerry Heller
Jerry West
Jerry Sandusky

Alternative Meanings

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for rational, the way you think.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yrrej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rjery". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jerry born Dec 15, 1951

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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