Berry - Meaning of Berry
[ 2 syll. ber-ry, be-rry ] The baby girl name Berry is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced BEH-R-iy- †. Berry's language of origin is Celtic, Old Greek, and English. It is predominantly used in English. English origin: The first name is derived from the English word berry, which is itself from the Old English berrie. It was adopted on a modest scale in the late 19th century amidst the interest in plant, flower, and fruit names.
In addition, Berry is a form of the English Barrie.
Berry is also an English diminutive of the English, French, German, and Italian Berenice.
Berry is also a diminutive of the German and Scandinavian Berit.
Berry is also an English diminutive of the English and German Beryl.
Berry is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In the last century Berry has mainly been a boy name.
† Pronunciation for Berry: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"