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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nery

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N is for nurturing, to all that need help

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons Named Nery

Nery Castillo is a soccer player for the Danubio F.C., Olympiacos F.C., FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City F.C., FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, Chicago Fire Soccer Club, Aris Thessaloniki F.C., C.F. Pachuca, Club León, Rayo Vallecano, and Mexico national football team. Nery was born on June 13th, 1984 in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.


Nery Pumpido is a soccer player for the Unión de Santa Fe, Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Club Atlético River Plate, Real Betis, and Argentina national football team. Nery was born on July 30th, 1957 in Monje, Santa Fe, Argentina.


Nery was born on September 25th, 1985 in Limón. Nery is also known as Brenes Cárdenas and Nery Antonio.


Nery Bareiro is a soccer player for the Club Olimpia, Club Libertad, Sportivo Luqueño, Tacuary, Deportivo Cali, OFI Crete F.C., Junior F.C., Paraguay men's national under-17 football team, and Paraguay men's national under-20 football team. Nery was born on March 3rd, 1988 in San Lorenzo, Paraguay.


Nery was born on March 14th, 1983 in Athens, Greece.


Nery Veloso is a soccer player for the Unión Española, Huachipato, Colo-Colo, Unión San Felipe, Audax Italiano, and Chile national football team. Nery was born on March 1st, 1987 in Los Ángeles, Chile.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nery

Guillaume was born on July 11th, 1982.


Peter Solis Nery is a poet, writer, author, actor, and filmmaker. Peter was born on January 6th, 1969 in Dumangas, Iloilo, Philippines.


Gustavo Nery is a soccer player for the Santos FC, Coritiba Foot Ball Club, Guarani FC, São Paulo FC, SV Werder Bremen, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Real Zaragoza, Fluminense FC, Sport Club Internacional, Esporte Clube Santo André, São Bernardo Futebol Clube, and Brazil national football te. Gustavo was born on July 22nd, 1977 in Nova Friburgo.


Ron Nery was a football player for the History of the San Diego Chargers, History of the Denver Broncos, and History of the Tennessee Titans. His career lasted from 1960 to 1963. Ron was born on December 30th, 1934 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. He died on April 2nd, 2002.


Loris Néry is a soccer player for the Valenciennes FC, AS Saint-Étienne, France national under-16 football team, France national under-20 football team, and France national under-21 football team. Loris was born on February 5th, 1991 in Saint-Étienne, France.


Luis was born in 1978 in Cabimas.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1971 6 6 0
1973 6 6 0
1979 13 5 8
1980 13 13 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 5 0 5
1983 14 5 9
1984 23 16 7
1985 17 5 12
1986 21 5 16
1987 25 0 25
1988 26 7 19
1989 24 6 18
1990 25 8 17
1991 42 17 25
1992 18 9 9
1993 33 8 25
1994 38 11 27
1995 19 0 19
1996 34 9 25
1997 30 7 23
1998 31 11 20
1999 30 8 22
2000 28 6 22
2001 35 10 25
2002 22 7 15
2003 33 8 25
2004 48 9 39
2005 28 6 22
2006 29 0 29
2007 233 11 222
2008 156 6 150
2009 149 13 136
2010 74 0 74
2011 69 6 63
2012 52 6 46
2013 47 0 47
2014 41 6 35
2015 26 0 26
2016 22 0 22
2017 21 0 21
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Nery as a first name

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Popularity of Nery as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nery U.S.
  White 23.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 45.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nery

People with the last name Nery are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Nery

  • How Popular is the name Nery? Nery is the 7,779th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nery was the 25,152nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nery have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,617 babies born with the first name Nery in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nery to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nery? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nery first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nery is Tuesday, March 18th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Nery born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nery was in 2007 with a total of 222 babies.
  • Random Nery Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nery is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Nery: Your name in reverse order is Yren. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nrye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nery? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 986 people with the last name Nery.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nery? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nery as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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