What does Jerry mean?

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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Jerry.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kraut, Krauthead, Boche, Jerry, Hunnoun

    offensive term for a person of German descent


  1. jerrynoun

    A German.

  2. jerrynoun

    A chamber pot.

  3. Etymology: Diminutive of Jeremy, Jerome, Gerald, Jerrold, Gerard, and related names.


  1. jerry

    The term "Jerry" commonly refers to a male given name of English origin. It is derived from the biblical name Jeremiah meaning "God will exalt". In popular culture, "Jerry" is also often used to represent a character in various movies, TV shows, and books. Notably, it's the name of the mouse in the famous animated series "Tom and Jerry". Jerry can also refer to a large beer glass or jug in Australian slang. The term has also been used historically in a less positive way by the British, to refer to things German during World War II.


  1. Jerry

    Jerry is a 2006 Tamil comedy film. The film was previously titled, Idhuthan Kadhal Enbathaa.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. JERRY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jerry is ranked #11697 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Jerry surname appeared 2,679 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Jerry.

    46.7% or 1,253 total occurrences were White.
    39.6% or 1,061 total occurrences were Black.
    4.8% or 129 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.4% or 92 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.8% or 77 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.5% or 67 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jerry in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jerry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Jerry in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Hart:

    It's just an amazing opportunity. With Jerry Lewis the man's history speaks for itself. What Jerry Lewis was able to do with Jerry Lewis telethon and the money Jerry Lewis was able to raise, it was unbelievable, the numbers are astronomical, to have the opportunity to revive it, change it and still, of course, fulfill the cause at hand as well as bring some awareness to other things that are going on, I just felt it was a great moment.

  2. Jerry Birdwell:

    They're demanding too much, i personally think that if they make a comment like that, Jerry Birdwell's not gay enough, so to speak -- that's absurd... we're looking for a man that's going to represent the country, and Jerry Birdwell is the type of person who, Jerry Birdwell sexuality has nothing to do with Jerry Birdwell ability to run a campaign and to serve.

  3. Sen Lloyd Bentsen, D-Texas:

    If Jerry Brown is the answer, it must be a very peculiar question.

  4. Jerry Jones:

    Jerry Jones was a pleasant and calming influence in Dallas Cowboys strength room and throughout The Star. Jerry Jones passion for Jerry Jones work and Jerry Jones enthusiasm for life earned Jerry Jones great respect and admiration from all of our players and the entire organization.

  5. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time.

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    quickly aroused to anger
    • A. irascible
    • B. bonzer
    • C. tantamount
    • D. lank

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