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Name Barry

Origin:From Old Irish words for white, fair and headTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Irish
Topics:Asteroid 1703 Barry, discovered 1930
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Barny, Berry, Carry, Garry, Harry, Larry, Arly, Baby, Baby, Badr     Details
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About Barry, the group of names with the same origin as Barry

Language of origin:Old Irish
Info about origin:Anglicized form of the Irish name Bairre, a pet form of Fionnbharr
 became popular in the 20th century throughout the English-speaking world, especially in Australia
Words:fionn = white, fair (in the sense of light-colored, blond)  Old Irish
 barr = the head  Old Irish
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:20:Barry England+Wales 1944,  70:Barrie England+Wales 1944
Somehow related to:Fionnbharr
Old/original forms:Fionnbharr Old Irish
Name variants:Bairre, Barrie, Barry, Berry, Fionnbarr   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1984 81,  1974 48,  1964 42,  1954 33,  1944 201934 53
IrelandGraph2000 91,  1999 89
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 485,  1980-1989 243,  1970-1979 154,  1960-1969 80
USA yearlyGraph2004 963,  2003 869,  2002 859,  2001 798,  2000 677,  1999 645,  1998 610,  1997 582,  1996 550,  1995 539,  1994 497,  1993 451
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