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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #637 most popular

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What does the name "Kerry" mean?

Kerry (Irish): From Ciar's People or the county of Kerry

The name "Kerry" is of Irish origin and it means "From Ciar's People or the county of Kerry". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for rational, the way you think.

R is for realist, the way you are.

Y is for young, the years never show!

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Kerry" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Kerry? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 97,869 babies born with the name Kerry in the United States. That's more than enough Kerries to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1920 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kerry" was in 1971 with a total of 2,206 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kerries)

According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kerry" is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 20 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of 2,033 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Kerry popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kerry in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kerry

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Kerry was born in 1977 as Kerry Marisa Washington in The Bronx, New York, U.S.


Kerry Katona

Kerry Katona is a singer, television and media personality, author, presenter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to 2001. Kerry was born in 1980 as Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona in Warrington, Cheshire, England.


Kerry Condon

Kerry Condon is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Kerry was born in 1983 in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland.


Kerry Kennedy

Kerry was born in 1959 as Mary Kerry Kennedy in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


Kerry Fox

Kerry Fox is an actress. Kerry was born in 1966 in Wellington, New Zealand.


Kerry Wood

Kerry Wood is a MLB player. Kerry was born in 1977 in Irving, Texas.


Past life for Kerry born Feb 24, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1375. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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