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Girl Name: Derry

Name: Derry
Pronunciation: \d(er)-ry\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Derry's also a boy name)
Meaning: oak grove
Origin: Irish
Related Names: Dara
Sounds Like: Dorry, Terry
Similar Names: Berry, Jerry, Gerry, Kerry, Merry, Perry
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 6553


Derry \d(er)-ry\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Derry), is pronounced DARE-ee. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Derry is "oak grove".

For more information, see also the related name Dara.

Baby names that sound like Derry are Dorry and Terry. Other similar baby names are Berry, Jerry, Gerry, Kerry, Merry and Perry.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Derry.


Derry is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#6553 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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