Jeri

First Name
23k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Boys
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jeri

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  • According to a user from Louisiana, United States, the name Jeri is of English origin and means "Unique Natural born leader".
  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Jeri is of Unknown origin and means "Delightful and caring".
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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given names Geraldine and Jerilyn, also used as a formal given name.

Notable Persons Named Jeri

Jeri Ryan is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 1991. Jeri was given the name Jeri Lynn Zimmermann on February 22nd, 1968 in Munich, West Germany.

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Susan Howard is an actress, activist, and writer. Susan was given the name Jeri Lynn Mooney on January 28th, 1944 in Marshall, Texas.

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Jeri Ellsworth is an inventor. Jeri was born in 1974 in Georgia (U.S. state).

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Jeri Taylor is a television scriptwriter, producer, screenwriter, television producer, and televisionscriptwriterandproducer. Jeri was born on June 30th, 1938.

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Jeri was born on May 15th, 1948.

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Jeri was given the name Jeri L. Kehn on September 30th, 1966 in Hastings, Nebraska, U.S.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 8 8 0
1919 5 5 0
1920 6 6 0
1922 8 8 0
1924 13 13 0
1925 10 10 0
1926 10 10 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 8 8 0
1929 15 15 0
1930 18 18 0
1931 23 23 0
1932 33 33 0
1933 38 38 0
1934 41 41 0
1935 78 72 6
1936 58 58 0
1937 65 59 6
1938 73 73 0
1939 96 87 9
1940 87 78 9
1941 129 122 7
1942 232 217 15
1943 194 189 5
1944 207 198 9
1945 270 252 18
1946 336 328 8
1947 402 392 10
1948 310 302 8
1949 367 358 9
1950 400 392 8
1951 481 473 8
1952 666 649 17
1953 694 682 12
1954 782 771 11
1955 858 844 14
1956 909 893 16
1957 926 915 11
1958 871 855 16
1959 874 857 17
1960 772 757 15
1961 722 717 5
1962 631 626 5
1963 615 605 10
1964 579 571 8
1965 480 473 7
1966 560 551 9
1967 606 599 7
1968 483 475 8
1969 492 492 0
1970 471 471 0
1971 445 438 7
1972 337 337 0
1973 336 328 8
1974 314 314 0
1975 292 292 0
1976 270 265 5
1977 291 291 0
1978 254 248 6
1979 262 262 0
1980 243 234 9
1981 221 212 9
1982 224 224 0
1983 195 195 0
1984 218 213 5
1985 203 203 0
1986 148 148 0
1987 138 138 0
1988 126 126 0
1989 119 119 0
1990 121 116 5
1991 117 117 0
1992 112 112 0
1993 84 84 0
1994 93 93 0
1995 68 68 0
1996 66 66 0
1997 67 67 0
1998 60 60 0
1999 51 51 0
2000 57 57 0
2001 50 50 0
2002 29 29 0
2003 29 29 0
2004 24 24 0
2005 33 33 0
2006 31 31 0
2007 27 27 0
2008 22 22 0
2009 23 23 0
2010 17 17 0
2011 15 15 0
2012 18 18 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 9 9 0
2015 9 9 0
2016 9 9 0
2017 14 14 0

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Popularity of Jeri as a first name

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Common last names for Jeri

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Lewis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jeri U.S.
  White 21.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 74.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jeri

People with the last name Jeri are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jeri

  • How Popular is the name Jeri? Jeri is the 1,580th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jeri was the 160,975th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jeri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,919 babies born with the first name Jeri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jeri to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jeri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Jeri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jeri is Saturday, March 11th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Jeri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jeri was in 1957 with a total of 915 babies.
  • Random Jeri Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jeri ranks 101st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 19 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Jeri: Your name in reverse order is Irej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irej. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jeri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 100 people with the last name Jeri.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jeri? Jeri is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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