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The name Terry is a girl's name of English origin. Terry and is often added to lists like Girls' Names That End in Y and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".
From the experts:
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 or Tessa.
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I think a lot of Theresas go by Terry
It's not all about fashion. If you happen to prefer Terry for Theresa, than you should not hesitate to use it.
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