First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Deree, Derey, Deri, Derie, Derree, Derrey, Derri, Derrie, Derry
Last name origins & meanings:
- French: habitational name, with the preposition de,
for someone from a place named with Walloon ri ‘stream’, for
example in Marchin, Liège, or Macquenoise, Hainault, or
alternatively from the common northern French place name Rieu(x),
derived from Latin rivus ‘stream’, ‘river’.
- Probably of
French origin (Déry), from D’Héry, habitational
name, with the preposition d’, from places in Nièvre,
Savoy, and Yonne.
- Hungarian (Déry): habitational name from a place called Dér in Baranya county or
Dőr in Sopron county. Compare Dory.
- The French surname Dery is first found in Canada in the form
Desry-Larose, the bearer (originally from the region of
Bourges) having married in 1669 in Quebec city.
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