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Teri - Meaning of Teri

What does Teri mean?

Meaning of the name TeriTessaTeresaTerryTheresaTarynTheresiaZitaTeressaTerriTresaTracieTracyRessieTraceeTessieTerrieTessTereseThereseTisaTressieTraciTracey

[ 2 syll. te-ri, ter-i ] The baby girl name Teri is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as TEY-R-iy- †. Teri is of Old French and Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in English.

Teri is a spelling variant of the English Terry.

Teri is also a contracted form (English) of the English and German Theresa.

See also the related category french.

Teri is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1960 with 0.112% of baby girls being named Teri. It was #172 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a marked drop in frequency since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Among all girl names in its family, Teri was nevertheless the most widely used in 2016. Teri has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.

Baby names that sound like Teri include Terri, Terrie, Terry, Tahere, Tannor, Tara, Tareh, Tari, Taura, Tauri, Taury, Táhirih, Tera, Terai, Teree, Teriah, Terie, Terra, Terrah, and Terree.

† Pronunciation for Teri: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

A famous person named Teri is Teri Hatcher, Actress, born 8 December 1964, Sunnyvale, California.


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