Terry

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Terry

  1. A patronymic surname from the medieval Norman given name Thierry, a cognate of the English Derek.
  2. A male given name from the Germanic languages transferred back from the surname, or a diminutive of Terence or of any of its alternative forms.
  3. A male given name from Latin derived from the Latin for the third ("tertius") given to a third child or a child whose name has the suffix III.
  4. A female given name, diminutive of Teresa or any of its alternative forms.
  5. Place names:
    1. An unincorporated community in Leopold Township, Perry County, Indiana.
    2. A town in Hinds County, Mississippi.
    3. An unincorporated community in St. Clair County, Missouri.
    4. A ghost town in Pemiscot County, Missouri.
    5. A small town, the county seat of Prairie County, Montana.
    6. An unincorporated community in Lawrence County, South Dakota.
    7. An unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

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