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Ranked #479


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 6 (Ranked #4910).

What does the name "Terri" mean?

Terri (English): Diminutive form of Theresa

The name "Terri" is of English origin and it means "Diminutive form of Theresa". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 7 other names that are similar to this one.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Your name in reverse order is "Irret". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rirte". 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 "Terri" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Terri" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 90 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1953. Across the entire United States a total of 2,740 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 Terri popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Terri in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Terri

Terri Clark

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


Terri Runnels

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


Terri Irwin

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


Tovah Feldshuh

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


Terri J. Vaughn

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


Terri Ivens

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


Past life for Terri born Aug 29, 1922

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 Alaska approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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