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Gerry is both a surname and a masculine given name. As a given name, it is often a short form (hypocorism) of Gerald or Gerard. Notable people with the name include:


  • Elbridge Gerry (1744–1814), fifth US vice president (1813–1814) for whom the term gerrymander was named
    • Peter G. Gerry (1879–1957), U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, great grandson of Elbridge Gerry
      • Elbridge T. Gerry Sr. (1908–1999), American banker and polo player, great-great grandson of the vice president
      • Robert L. Gerry Jr. (1911–1979), American polo player, brothe of Elbridge T. Gerry Sr.

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