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Barry (Given name)

Barry is a name for boys. The name is a form of Fionnb(h)arr and originates from Irish. On our website 12 people with the name Barry rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Unfortunately the name is often written wrong. Many people in our language struggle with the pronunciation of this name. Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Barry is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 338. Nicknames for Barry are Baz, Bear and Bazza.
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Meaning of Barry

The meaning of Barry is: "Fair haired. Also from the Irish word for spear. Used regurarly throughout the English-speaking world since the early 20th century.".


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Barry occurs in the following categories:
Boy names that get weird comments abroad100 namesNames with 5 letters250 namesBoy names beginning with B135 namesBaby boy names with two syllables100 namesPopular boy names in Ireland140 names

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Barry 59 years old   15-11-2012
Also derived from the Hebrew name "Baruch" and more popular among Jewish males than any other ethnic groups in the United States.
Barry 58 years old   25-09-2013
Easy to twist the name and add to. Blue barry,...Barry canary on and on.

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