Meaning and Origin of: Dery
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Girl name origins & meanings:
- Irish : Redhead
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Family name origins & meanings:
- French : habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from a place named with Walloon ri ‘stream’, for example in Marchin, Liège, or Macquenoise, Hainault, or alternatively from the common northern French place name Rieu(x), derived from Latin rivus ‘stream’, ‘river’.
- Probably of French origin (Déry), from D’Héry, habitational name, with the preposition d’, from places in Nièvre, Savoy, and Yonne.
- Hungarian (Déry) : habitational name from a place called Dér in Baranya county or Dőr in Sopron county. Compare Dory.
- The French surname Dery is first found in Canada in the form Desry-Larose, the bearer (originally from the region of Bourges) having married in 1669 in Quebec city.