Kerry - girls name

Kerry name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Kerry name meaning:

The name Kerry is of Irish origin and can have multiple meanings. One interpretation is that it means "dark" or "dark haired" in Gaelic. This could refer to someone with dark features or a dark complexion. Another possible meaning is "son of the charioteer," which suggests a connection to someone who drove a chariot, perhaps in ancient times.

When used as a boy's name, Kerry can also be a unisex name, but it is more commonly given to males. It is a name that carries a sense of strength and tradition, with ties to Irish culture and history. Overall, the name Kerry conveys a sense of mystery, power, and heritage, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a meaningful and significant name for their son.

Origin: Celtic

Form of Carol. Manly.


Unisex names

Related names

Carol , Carlene, Carole, Carolyn , Carrie , Caryl, Charo, Karole, Kerry

Other girls names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 4634 out of 5581

4 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Kerry

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