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


  • Elbridge Gerry, U.S. Vice President (1813–4) for whom the term gerrymander was named
  • Peter G. Gerry, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, grandson of Elbridge Gerry

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