Jerry

Male

Meaning

Spear ruler

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒɛri/

Traits associated with the name Jerry:

Dogs named Jerry tend to be loving, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Jerry?

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets fun and unique names.

Is Jerry a good dog name?

Jerry has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Jerry isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Jerry is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Jerry was, in the past month, the 690th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Jerry is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Jerry was viewed 80 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Jerry's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Jerry is most adored in New Hampshire, Missouri and Colorado.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Minnesota, District of Columbia and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Jerry.

Most popular breeds named Jerry:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Poodle
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Famous dogs named Jerry:

  • film icon A dog named Jerry played a role in the movie Jerry the Tyke.

Jerry is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Slang term for Germans during World War II.

independent dog names
independent

The name's association with strong, autonomous characters in popular culture, such as Jerry from "Tom and Jerry".

Dog names like Jerry:

Home ruler
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Son of Jack
Treasurer
Abundance
God Will Increase
Jerry dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Rosa (Madrid, Spain)
My chihuahua is called Jerry, he is good, smart and affectionate... I called him that because when I picked him up he was like the little mouse from Ton and Jerry
May 12, 2023 ◆ Translated

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Jerry (Departamento de Itapua, Paraguay)
I loved that name for my Pincher puppy ♥️
April 29, 2023 ◆ Translated

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(Lagos, Nigeria)
Such a Fabulous name for a dog I named my Eskimo pup Jerry
June 01, 2022

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