Derry meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: English, Old Persian, Celtic and Gothic
Usage: Irish and English
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Dear, Loved and As An Oak
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Rarefied Derry especially is used in English and Irish, meaning of Derry is "Dear, Loved or As An Oak" which of Gothic, Old Persian, English and Celtic origin is a gender-neutral name. Derry is English equivalent of Darius. Also Derry is English equivalent of Derek. Also Derry is Irish equivalent of Dermot.

Variants of Derry

Darrie, Darius, Derek, Dermot, Darayavahush, Dareios, Dareus, Adarius, Derrick, Darick, Ricky, Dieter, Tiede, Diarmait, Derm

Names that rhyme with Derry

Popularity of Derry

Derry is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1914 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1957, it ranked 1076th when 50 boys were named Derry. There are over 1678 babies that have been given the name Derry in United States. Derry is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 30 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 700. Over 236 people have been named Derry in England and Wales. In Ireland, it has been in use since 1975 and peaked in 1989 when it ranked 253rd. It had a short run of 5 years on France boy names chart.

But Derry is a popular baby name in Indonesia where every 1 in 40000 have the name. As per our research, over 10000 people has been named Derry globally.

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Derry in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Derry?

You have a great sense of humor and it's probably not the first time you hear it. Once you put your mind to something, there's no letting go until you get it done. Learn how to apologize for your mistakes. You always compete with yourself. You lack self-discipline. You possess persistence and clarity when it comes to searching for the truth. You are the most sensitive person is what number 11 reveals about your personality.

Other names similar to Derry, for soon-to-be-parents

  •  Ty - Frequently Used Ty notably is used in English and Scandinavian came from Old English and Old Norse given to both genders, meaning of Ty is "Ty"
  •  Jeanna - The widely accepted girl name Jeanna means "God has been Gracious or God is Merciful" and is used principally in English and Swedish is originated from Celtic and Old Greek languages
  •  Gwenda - Loved Gwenda primarily is used in English aimed at baby girls that originated from Welsh and Celtic, meaning of Gwenda is "Fair or Good or Beautiful"
  •  Devina - Used chiefly in Marathi, Malayalam and Bengali unheard-of, Devina is originated from Irish, Latin and Celtic, Devina means "Devotion to God or Blessing" is used for girls
  •  Yvette - Celebrated and Ever lasting unisex name Yvette means "Yew Tree or Archer" and is primarily used in Finnish, English and Norwegian came from Old High German and Germanic
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Namesakes of Derry

    Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda, The Rt Hon
  • Derry Hayes, Irish sportsperson
  • Derry Irvine, Baron Irvine of Lairg, Scottish lawyer, judge, and political figure
  • Derry Beckett, Irish Gaelic footballer and hurler
  • Derry Grehan, Canadian guitarist best known as a member of the rock band Honeymoon Suite
  • Derryck Thornton in Return of the King as Music Department
  • Derryn Hinch in Hinch as
  • Derry Power in My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown as Actor
  • Derry Woodhouse, from 2001 drama film Deportation, who characterized John.

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