Teri

First Name
44k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
157
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Teri

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Wiktionary

A spelling variant of Terry, from Teresa.

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Teresa.

From Teribus ye teri odin, of unknown origin (though possibly Old Welsh).

  1. Someone from Hawick.

    Teri was also found in the following language(s): Hungarian

    Notable Persons Named Teri

    Teri Garr is an actress, dancer, and comedienne. Her career lasted from 1963 to 2007. Teri was given the name Terry Ann Garr on December 11th, 1947 in Lakewood, Ohio, U.S.

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    Teri Hatcher is an actress, writer, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1985. Teri was given the name Teri Lynn Hatcher on December 8th, 1964 in Palo Alto, California, U.S.

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    Teri Polo is an actress. She was most prominent from 1986 to present. Teri was given the name Theresa Elizabeth Polo on June 1st, 1969 in Dover, Delaware, U.S.

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    Teri Weigel is a playboy playmate. Teri was born on February 24th, 1962 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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    Teri Gender Bender is a punk rock, garage rock, and electronic rock musician. She was most active from 2007 to present. Teri was given the name Teresa Suárez in Denver.

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    Teri Shields was an actress, film producer, socialite, and actor. Her career lasted from 1964 to 1990. Teri was given the name Theresia Anna Lilian Maria Schmon on August 1st, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. She left this life on October 31st, 2012.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Teri

    Victor John Teri is a soccer player.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1920 7 7 0
    1926 5 5 0
    1927 5 5 0
    1931 6 6 0
    1932 5 5 0
    1933 9 9 0
    1935 8 8 0
    1937 5 5 0
    1938 8 8 0
    1939 21 21 0
    1940 25 25 0
    1941 21 21 0
    1942 52 52 0
    1943 62 62 0
    1944 121 121 0
    1945 239 239 0
    1946 206 206 0
    1947 280 280 0
    1948 305 298 7
    1949 313 313 0
    1950 370 370 0
    1951 441 441 0
    1952 635 630 5
    1953 735 727 8
    1954 937 937 0
    1955 1,390 1,373 17
    1956 1,608 1,599 9
    1957 1,728 1,719 9
    1958 1,889 1,883 6
    1959 2,166 2,155 11
    1960 2,341 2,331 10
    1961 2,252 2,241 11
    1962 2,085 2,075 10
    1963 1,945 1,938 7
    1964 1,721 1,714 7
    1965 1,460 1,460 0
    1966 1,308 1,308 0
    1967 1,308 1,302 6
    1968 1,252 1,244 8
    1969 1,153 1,153 0
    1970 1,081 1,075 6
    1971 1,115 1,110 5
    1972 1,012 1,002 10
    1973 793 793 0
    1974 782 777 5
    1975 730 723 7
    1976 671 661 10
    1977 631 631 0
    1978 595 587 8
    1979 482 482 0
    1980 507 500 7
    1981 551 544 7
    1982 472 465 7
    1983 434 434 0
    1984 448 448 0
    1985 377 372 5
    1986 359 359 0
    1987 326 326 0
    1988 274 268 6
    1989 234 234 0
    1990 235 235 0
    1991 170 170 0
    1992 175 175 0
    1993 136 136 0
    1994 118 118 0
    1995 103 103 0
    1996 102 102 0
    1997 85 85 0
    1998 78 78 0
    1999 81 81 0
    2000 69 69 0
    2001 73 73 0
    2002 49 49 0
    2003 46 46 0
    2004 35 35 0
    2005 38 38 0
    2006 41 41 0
    2007 25 25 0
    2008 33 33 0
    2009 17 17 0
    2010 17 17 0
    2011 17 17 0
    2012 20 20 0
    2013 9 9 0
    2014 16 16 0
    2015 14 14 0
    2016 8 8 0
    2017 12 12 0

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    Popularity of Teri as a first name

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    Popularity of Teri as a last name

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    Common last names for Teri

    • Smith
    • Johnson
    • Wilson
    • Thompson

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Teri U.S.
      White 82.80% 64.26%
      African American 5.10% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 6.37% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.46% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Teri

    People with the last name Teri are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Teri

    • How Popular is the name Teri? Teri is the 1,088th most popular name of all time. As a last name Teri was the 111,988th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Teri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,123 babies born with the first name Teri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Teri to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Teri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
    • When was Teri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Teri is Saturday, May 1st, 1886.
    • What year had the most people named Teri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Teri was in 1960 with a total of 2,331 babies. That's a lot of babies named Teri!
    • Random Teri Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Teri ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 25 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1961.
    • Weird things about the name Teri: Your name in reverse order is Iret. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teri. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Teri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 157 people with the last name Teri.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Teri? Teri 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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