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147k
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since 1880

Terri

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1922550
1924550
1925880
192713130
1928990
1930880
1931880
193213130
193317170
193413130
193516160
193616160
193719190
193829290
193941410
194051510
194162620
19421431430
19431891890
19442422420
19453883880
19465145095
19477857805
19488558496
19499469388
19501,1131,1067
19511,5701,5637
19522,0762,0760
19532,7402,72515
19544,1374,12611#100 girl name
19555,1725,15517#85 girl name
19565,7725,74626#81 girl name
19577,0016,97130#68 girl name
19588,2158,18134#51 girl name
19598,8118,78427#46 girl name
19608,7758,74530#49 girl name
19618,7578,72829#51 girl name
19628,4618,43625#54 girl name
19637,7387,70236#58 girl name
19647,1767,13640#62 girl name
19655,4035,38023#69 girl name
19664,9574,92037#72 girl name
19674,5484,52325#77 girl name
19684,2974,26829#83 girl name
19693,9193,90019#93 girl name
19703,4363,40333
19713,1953,16728
19722,5162,49422
19732,1182,08731
19741,8481,82721
19751,6191,60019
19761,4091,38821
19771,4051,38817
19781,1281,11612
19791,1441,12717
19801,0761,06610
19811,0811,06714
19821,1021,09111
198391690511
198480979613
198572471212
198663962712
19875495418
198849248012
198944843810
199044542619
19913693690
19923133058
19932862788
19942642568
19952222148
19962342295
19972082008
19981761760
19991781780
20001361360
20011351296
200215514411
20031311310
200496960
200595905
200688880
200779790
200869645
200950500
201049490
201144440
201251510
201338380
201451510

Want to know about the populiarty of Terri? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 146,649 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 8,784 babies. (That's a lot of baby Terris)

According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Terri" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 66 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1968. Across the entire United States a total of 4,297 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.

English

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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Alternative Meanings

T is for tried, tried and true you.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

Your name in reverse order is "Irret". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rtire". 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 Sep 12, 1992

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 Turkey approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Terri

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