Barry - Meaning Of Barry, What Does Barry Mean?

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Barry Meaning


What does Barry mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Barry is of Irish and Gaelic origin.

The meaning of Barry is "white head, fair haired".  

Barry is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ba-rry.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1382 in baby name popularity for boys with 122 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Barry Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Barry has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Barry to other names.

Barry is a form of the name Barra.

The name Barry is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Barra from the Old Irish Bairre which is a short form of Bairrfhionn, Fionnbharr.

It is derived from the Gaelic elements fionn meaning "white, fair" and barr meaning "head".

Variants of the name Barry include Barey, Bari, Barree, Barri, Barrie, Berry.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Barry Bonds, Barry Sanders.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Barry in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Barry in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Barry in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Barry Numerology page.

Barry Numerology
Barry in Hieroglyhics
Barry in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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