Kerry

Pronunciation: ke-hrre-e
Origin: Ireland
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Kerry is a masculine given name of Irish origin, meaning "black-haired" or "dark-haired". It is derived from the Gaelic word "ciar," which means dark, and is associated with the county of Kerry in Ireland. The name Kerry is gender-neutral, with its consistent appearances as both a surname and a given name that transcends gender boundaries. It is a popular choice for those with Irish heritage and family members with dark hair. The name Kerry has its roots in the original form "Ciarraighe" (Ciarraí), which denoted the kingdom of Ciar, a son of Fergus mac Róich. The name is not only used as a given name but also as a surname, with notable individuals such as photographer Charles Henry Kerry, United States politician John Kerry, and Australian media magnate Kerry Packer.

Kerry Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Kerry is currently #612 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Kerry is currently #317 on Kiindred Girl Names

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