Gerry vs. Jerry

By Jaxson

  • Gerry

    Gerry is both a surname and a masculine or feminine given name. As a given name, it is often a short form (hypocorism) of Gerald or Geraldine. Notable people with the name include:

  • Jerry (noun)

    A chamber pot.

  • Jerry (noun)

    alternative case form of Jerry: a German.

  • Jerry (adjective)


  • Jerry (noun)

    a German (especially in military contexts).

  • Jerry (noun)

    the Germans collectively

    “Jerry has some 200 dive-bombers at Spitzbergen”

  • Jerry (verb)

    understand or realize

    “I still hadn’t jerried what was going on”

Oxford Dictionary

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