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Gender: F Origin of Terry: English, diminutive of Theresa

Terry hit the Top 30 in the fifties; it was seen then as a cool, sleek gender-neutral name, but it's long since lost that edge. Today's Terry would probably be Tess.

Famous People Named Terry

Theresa Lee "Terry" Farrell, American actress
Terry Ann "Teri" Garr, American actress
Terry Tempest Williams, American author and memoirist
Terry Mandel, American talent agent and wife of Howie Mandel

Pop Culture References for the name Terry

Theresa "Terry" Chaney, a main character in the Final Destination films
Terry Gannon Jr., character on TV series "Back in the Game"
Terry Beaumont, character on TV's "Ravenswood"
Terry Mears, character on TV's "Winnetka Road"
Theresa Cherry "Terry" Perry, character on TV's "Lab Rats"
Terry, character from "On the Road"
Terry Ives, character on Netflix series "Stranger Things"
Terry cloth, absorbent fabric used for towels

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