The name Autry is a boy's name of French origin meaning "noble strength". Autry and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Strong, Brave or Powerful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".
From the experts:
Loose, lean, and lanky cowboy-sounding names have become a recent trend, but how about the name of a real one--the Singing Cowboy Gene. Autry might be thought of as a masculine spin on the fashionable Audrey or a fresher version of Austin or Auden.
Some other cowboy surnames from the Golden Age of movie and TV westerns: Boone, Boyd, Cody, Corrigan, Gibson, Hart, Holt, Houston, McCoy and Renaldo.