Jerry: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A diminutive of Gerald or Jerome, this name means "ruler with a spear." We all know your little Jerry will be the ruler, because babies take over the household, but let's hope he leaves the spear out of it. Maybe rid your house of anything spear-like just in case.



Famous people named Jerry:

Actor/comedians Jerry Lewis and Jerry Seinfeld; actor Jerry O'Connell; singer Jerry Garcia; TV personality and former politician Jerry Springer; co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, Jerry Greenfield.

Fun fact:

A chain of delicatessens named "Jerry's Famous Deli" might become your little Jerry's favorite place to grab a bite.

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