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Gender: Male Pronunciation: tyeh-REE Meaning of Thierry: "ruler of the people" Origin of Thierry: French variation of Theodoric

The name Thierry is a boy's name of French origin meaning "ruler of the people". Thierry and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory: Unusual & Outlandish Boys".

From the experts:

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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Thierry

Theiry, Thery, Theirry, Theory

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CassieHenifin Says:


I've only heard this name pronounced T-Eh-Ree. I like that way FAR better.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I can't decide if I like this better than Terry or not. I like them both.

LadyOh Says:


I've always liked this name. I think the US is diverse enough for this to be imported and accepted.

Virginie Says:


Lot of names for people from 50 to 70 ... Actually, we don't use them anymore like Thierry. But we prefer: Malo, Roman, Milan, Noa, Théo, Raphaël, Robin, Arthur, Titouan, Timotée, Julien, Bastien, Matthias, Maxence, Maxime, Louis ...

Virginie Says:


Well ...........

Story67 Says:


My friend is a girl and she's called Thierry, although it is french, she is fully english. So this also classifies as a girl name.