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Terri

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #483 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Terri in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1922 5 5 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 8 8 0
1927 13 13 0
1928 9 9 0
1930 8 8 0
1931 8 8 0
1932 13 13 0
1933 17 17 0
1934 13 13 0
1935 16 16 0
1936 16 16 0
1937 19 19 0
1938 29 29 0
1939 41 41 0
1940 51 51 0
1941 62 62 0
1942 143 143 0
1943 189 189 0
1944 242 242 0
1945 388 388 0
1946 514 509 5
1947 785 780 5
1948 855 849 6
1949 946 938 8
1950 1,113 1,106 7
1951 1,570 1,563 7
1952 2,076 2,076 0
1953 2,738 2,723 15
1954 4,140 4,129 11 #100 girl name
1955 5,171 5,154 17 #85 girl name
1956 5,772 5,746 26 #81 girl name
1957 6,998 6,968 30 #68 girl name
1958 8,217 8,183 34 #51 girl name
1959 8,810 8,783 27 #46 girl name
1960 8,776 8,746 30 #49 girl name
1961 8,758 8,729 29 #51 girl name
1962 8,462 8,437 25 #54 girl name
1963 7,738 7,702 36 #58 girl name
1964 7,176 7,136 40 #62 girl name
1965 5,402 5,379 23 #69 girl name
1966 4,956 4,919 37 #72 girl name
1967 4,546 4,521 25 #77 girl name
1968 4,297 4,268 29 #83 girl name
1969 3,919 3,900 19 #93 girl name
1970 3,436 3,403 33
1971 3,196 3,168 28
1972 2,516 2,494 22
1973 2,118 2,087 31
1974 1,848 1,827 21
1975 1,620 1,601 19
1976 1,409 1,388 21
1977 1,405 1,388 17
1978 1,129 1,117 12
1979 1,144 1,127 17
1980 1,076 1,066 10
1981 1,081 1,067 14
1982 1,102 1,091 11
1983 916 905 11
1984 809 796 13
1985 724 712 12
1986 639 627 12
1987 549 541 8
1988 492 480 12
1989 448 438 10
1990 445 426 19
1991 369 369 0
1992 313 305 8
1993 286 278 8
1994 264 256 8
1995 222 214 8
1996 234 229 5
1997 208 200 8
1998 176 176 0
1999 178 178 0
2000 136 136 0
2001 135 129 6
2002 155 144 11
2003 131 131 0
2004 96 96 0
2005 95 90 5
2006 88 88 0
2007 80 80 0
2008 69 64 5
2009 50 50 0
2010 49 49 0
2011 44 44 0
2012 51 51 0
2013 38 38 0
2014 51 51 0
2015 42 42 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Terri baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 146,692 babies born with the name Terri in the United States. That's more than enough Terris to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Terri" was in 1959 with a total of 8,783 babies. (That's a lot of baby Terris)

According to the 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Terri" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 15 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1967. Across the entire United States a total of 4,546 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 "Terri" mean? The list below shows the origins of Terri as well as things modernly associated with the name Terri such as celebrities named Terri.

Origin and Meaning of Terri

The name "Terri" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Theresa". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Terri Clark

Terri Clark is a singer-songwriter specializing in country music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Terri was born in 1968 as Terri Lynn Sauson in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Terri Runnels

Terri Runnels is a professional wrestler. Terri was born in 1966 as Terri Lynne Boatright in Live Oak, Florida.

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Terri Irwin

Terri Irwin is a naturalist, zoologist, and conservationist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Terri was born in 1964 as Terri Raines in Eugene, Oregon, USA.

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Tovah Feldshuh

Tovah Feldshuh is an actress, singer, and playwright with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1973 to present. Tovah was born in 1952 as Terri Sue Feldshuh in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Terri J. Vaughn

Terri J. Vaughn is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Terri was born in 1969 in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Terri Ivens

Terri Ivens is an actressauthor. Terri was born in 1971.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Terri

Terri Sewell
Terri Carrington
Terri Garr
Terri Horman
Terri Schiavo

Alternative Meanings

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for ideals, no higher!

Your name in reverse order is "Irret". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tierr". 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.

Past life for Terri born Dec 21, 1963

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 Thailand approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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