Meaning and Origin of: Jerry

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First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Spear warrior
  • Hebrew : Exalted of God
  • Hebrew : Chosen by God
  • Latin : Sacred name
  • German : Mighty spearman

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English (Norfolk) : from a pet form of the Norman personal name Gerald.
  • Probably also an altered spelling of Scottish Gerrie, Gerry, shortened forms of Garioch.

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