Last name: SHERRY

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Last name frequency

SHERRY : This last name is indexed 32,614 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SHERRY : 1: Irish (Monaghan): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha ‘son of Séartha’ an Irish form of Geoffrey. Compare McSherry 2.2: Welsh English (Shropshire): perhaps a Welsh pronunciation of the Old French personal name Geri Jery (see Geary) with [ʃ] for French and Middle English [ʤ] as in Welsh Siôn (see Shown) for John.3: English and Scottish: perhaps a variant of Sherriff with loss of final -f influenced by the variation between Bayliff and Bailey.

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