Jerry (given name)

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Jerry
Pronunciation /ˈɛri/ JERR-ee
Gender Male
Origin
Region of origin English
Other names
Related names Gerry, Gerrie, Jery, Jere, Jerrie, Jeri, Jeremy, Jeremiah

Jerry is a given name, used for males. It is of Old English origin, and sometimes can be spelled Gerry, Gerrie, Geri, Jery, Jere, Jerrie, or Jeri. It is a diminutive form (hypocorism) of Gerald, Gerard, Geraldine, Jeremy, Jeremiah, Jermaine, or Jerome.

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  • Jerry Buss (1933-2013), businessman, sports teams owner, real estate investor, chemist, and philanthropist
  • Jerry Colangelo (born 1939), American businessman and sports executive
  • Jerry Jones (born 1942), businessman and sport team owner
  • Jerry Greenfield (born 1951), co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream company
  • Jerry Yang (born 1968), co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo!

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