Terry Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Terry:
A short form of Teresa, a name of uncertain etymology generally believed to be derived from the Greek therizein (to reap, to gather in) and thus takes the definition of “harvester.”
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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