Diminutive of Gerald or Jerome
"ruler with the spear"

Jerry Origin and Meaning

The name Jerry is both a boy's name and a girl's name .
Rapidly declining in popularity, as most Jerrys have their AARP cards.
# 732 in the US

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Jerry Popularity

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Famous People Named Jerry

  • Jerome Allen "Jerry" SeinfeldAmerican actor and comedian
  • Jeremiah "Jerry" O'ConnellAmerican actor
  • Jerry LewisAmerican comedian, actor, director, singer, and philanthropist
  • Jerry Lee LewisAmerican singer
  • Jerry Fulton CantrellAmerican musician
  • Gerald William "Jerry" TrainorAmerican actor
  • Gerald Norman "Jerry" SpringerBritish,born TV personality, attorney, and former Cincinnati mayor & news anchor
  • Jerry DonohueAmerican theoretical and physical chemist
  • Jerry HsuAmerican pro skateboarder
  • Jerome "Jerry" GarciaAmerican singer of The Grateful Dead
  • Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr.American evangelical Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and conservative political commentator
  • Jerry Lamon Falwell Jr.president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Jerry GreenfieldAmerican businessman and philanthropist, cofounder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream
  • Jerry Lee Riceformer American football wide receiver
  • Gerald A. "Jerry" Paulsenfounder of Jerry's Enterprises, Inc.

Jerry in Pop Culture

  • "Jerry Maguire" 1996 American romantic comedy,drama sports film, starring Tom Cruise
  • Jerry Gergichcharacter in Parks and Recreation
  • Intern Jerry Hartmankilled by Station Management in podcast "Welcome to Night Vale"
  • Jerry Shephardfrom the movie "Eight Below"
  • Jerry Smithcharacter in TV series "Rick and Morty"
  • Jerry's Foodsgrocery store operated by Jerry's Enterprises, Inc.
  • Jerry's Famous Delichain of delicatessens originally founded in Studio City, California
  • Jerry Garcia Connerbaby of Dan and Roseanne Conner on TV's "Roseanne"
  • Jerrycharacter in DC Universe
  • Gerald James "Jerry" Lewischaracter from "Totally Spies"
  • Ben & Jerry's ice creamcofounded by businessman Jerry Greenfield