French variation of Theodoric
"ruler of the people"

Thierry Origin and Meaning

The name Thierry is a boy's name of French origin meaning "ruler of the people".

Thierry, which is very popular in France, would make an interesting import; it's somewhat familiar through designer Thierry Mugler and international soccer star Thierry Henry. It almost sounds like Terry, but not quite.

# 2429 on Nameberry

Thierry Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Thierry Popularity

Famous People Named Thierry

  • Thierry Daniel HenryFrench footballer
  • Thierry Marc BoutsenBelgian racing driver
  • Thierry ArdissonFrench TV producer and host
  • Thierry ChoinardHoule, son of Quebecoise Influencer Lydia Choinard,Houle
  • Thierry MuglerFrench fashion designer
  • Thierry WoutersBelgian swimmer
  • Thierry SchaffauserFrench adult film actor and activist
  • Thierry BretonFrench politician and businessman
  • Thierry Rousselfather of Athina Onassis, ex,husband of Christina Onassis

Thierry in Pop Culture

  • Thierry De Bennicoeurcharacter in the book series "Immortality Bites" by Michelle Rowen
  • ThierryKing of France in Fletcher, Beaumont(?) and Massinger's tragic play "Thierry and Theodoret" (1621)
  • Thierry from Night World series by L.J. Smith
  • Thierrycharacter in TV's "The Originals"
  • Thierry Rothartcharacter in the webcomic "Never Satisfied" by Taylor Robin