Kerry

Pronunciation: ke-hrre-e
Origin: Ireland
gender-male
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

The name Kerry is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin, meaning "black-haired". It is a versatile name that can be used as both a given name and a surname, and it holds a distinctive edge. The name Kerry is derived from the Irish word "Ciar," which means "dark" or "dusky". In its original form, "Ciarraighe" (Ciarraí), it denoted the kingdom of Ciar, a region in Ireland. The name is associated with the county of Kerry in Ireland, which is derived from the same Gaelic root. Some notable people named Kerry include United States politician John Kerry and Australian media magnate Kerry Packer.

Kerry Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Kerry is currently #585 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Kerry is currently #585 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Kerry is currently #577 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Kerry is currently #577 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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