Diminutive of Terence

Terry Origin and Meaning

The name Terry is a boy's name of Latin origin.

One of the first breakaway unisex baby names, Terry, used independently since the days of Terry and the Pirates, is still used for boys though it's faded away for girls.

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Famous People Named Terry

  • Terry Paxton BradshawAmerican NFL player and actor
  • Terence "Terry" PratchettEnglish novelist
  • Terence Richard "Terry" McAuliffeAmerican politician; 72nd Governor of Virginia
  • Terry KiserAmerican actor
  • Terry Gene Bollea aka Hulk HoganAmerican pro wrestler
  • Terrence "Terry" FunkAmerican pro wrestler
  • Terence Graham Parry "Terry" JonesWelsh actor and comedian
  • Michael Terence "Terry" WoganEnglish radio presenter
  • Terence Frederick "Terry" VenablesEnglish footballer
  • Terence Dean "Terry" BrooksAmerican novelist
  • Terrence Jon "Terry" FranconaAmerican baseball manager
  • Terry GoodkindAmerican novelist
  • Terry ZwigoffAmerican filmmaker
  • Terence Charles "Terry" YorathWelsh footballer
  • TerryThomas (born Thomas Terry Hoar Stevens), English actor
  • Terry ChenCanadian actor
  • Terry Wayne FatorAmerican ventriloquist of"America's Got Talent"
  • Terence "Terry" ChristianTV and radio presenter
  • Terrence "Terry" SweeneyAmerican actor and comedian
  • Terrence "Terry" RichardsonAmerican photographer
  • Terrence Vance "Terry" GilliamAmerican,born British actor and comedian
  • Terrance Stanley "Terry" FoxCanadian athlete, humanitarian, activist
  • Terry Alan CrewsAmerican actor and football player
  • Terry O'Quinn (born Terrance Quinn)American actor

Terry in Pop Culture

  • Terry Malloymain character in film "On the Waterfront"
  • Terrence "Terry" McGinnis aka Batmanmain character in animated series "Batman Beyond"
  • Terrycharacter in animated series "Aqua Teen Hunger Force"
  • Terry Bernadinocharacter on TV's "Reno 911!"
  • Terry Bogardcharacter in video games Fatal Fury and King of Fighters
  • Terry Bootminor character in the "Harry Potter" series
  • Terence Daniel "Terry" Colliercharacter in "The Likely Lads" series
  • Terry Kimplea character on TV's "The Cleveland Show"
  • Terry Leemain character in comic strip Terry and the Pirates
  • Terry McCanncharacter on TV series "Minder"
  • Terry McScottya main character in anime "Battle B,Daman"
  • Terry Bellefleurcharacter on TV's "True Blood"
  • Terry Fawlescharacter in video game "Ace Attorney"
  • Terry JeffordsTerry Crews' loveable character in TV series Brooklyn Nine Nine