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Name Gary

Origin:From a Old English word for spearTools:

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About the name Gary in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
Topics:Asteroid 4735 Gary, discovered 1983
US 2013 rank:#578     ... 576:Deandre, 577:Benson, 578:Gary, 579:Blaine, 580:Carl ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Cary, Gaby, Gard, Garry, Kary, Mary     Details
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About Gary, the group of names with the same origin as Gary

Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin:from a family name which derives from a given name
 that given name probably derives from various names with the Germanic gar (spear) as first element
 could be also a pet form of Gareth
Words:gar = the spear  Old English
 ger = the spear  Old High German
Topics:Family name, Short form
Variants' top ranks:16:Gary England+Wales 1964,  70:Garry England+Wales 1964
Somehow related to:Gareth
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Popularity lists that contain the name Gary

SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1984 26,  1974 30,  1964 161954 34,  1944 95
Ireland2002 87,  2001 98,  2000 89,  1999 72,  1998 71
Scotland2009 197,  2008 170,  2002 87,  2001 85,  2000 95,  1999 85,  1998 69
USA decades1990-1999 170,  1980-1989 80,  1970-1979 47,  1960-1969 26
USA yearly2013 578,  2012 532,  2011 494,  2010 472,  2009 452,  2008 426,  2007 388,  2006 349,  2005 338,  2004 327,  2003 324,  2002 288,  2001 294,  2000 276,  1999 254,  1998 234,  1997 232,  1996 201,  1995 190,  1994 167
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