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7/6/2017, 1:41 AM LMS
12/10/2011, 1:18 PM Lori Coberley

Name Derry
Type Surname (from given name & from nickname)
Usage Irish, English
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

English variant of DEARY, or alternatively a nickname for a merchant or tradesman, from Anglo-French darree ‘pennyworth’, from Old French denree.
Irish Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Doiridh, the name of an eccesiastical family from Donegal, meaning ‘descendant of Doireadh’. Derry is often confused with DEERY.
Added 12/10/2011 by Lori Coberley