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Gender: M Meaning of Barry: "spear" Origin of Barry: Irish

This Anglicized form of Bearach or short form of Finbarr predates the Gary-Cary tight black pants/white socks era and , with its Irish roots well hidden, shows no signs of being part of the Gaelic name revival. Modern parents would probably prefer to go with Barrett.

Famous People Named Barry

Barry Robert Pepper, Canadian actor
Barry Morris Goldwater, U.S. Senator from Arizona and presidential candidate
Barry Alan Manilow, American pop singer
Barry Williams (born Barry William Blenkhorn), American actor
Barry Eugene White, American R&B singer
Barry Alan Crompton Gibb, British musician of The Bee Gees
Barry Lamar Bonds, American baseball player
Michael Barrett "Barry" Watson, American actor
Barry Adrian Reese aka Cassidy, American rapper
Barry Corbin (born Leonard Barrie Corbin), American actor
Barry James Marshall, American physician; winner of the Nobel Prize
Barry William Zito, American baseball player
Barry Hall, Australian rules footballer
Barry Mann, American songwriter
Barry, childhood nickname of U.S. President Barack Obama

Pop Culture References for the name Barry

Bartholomew "Barry" Henry Allen aka The Flash, character in The Flash comics and TV series
Barry "Baz" Dragonsbane, character from TV series "The Worst Witch"
Barry Burton, character from the Resident Evil series
Barry Barry, character on British TV show Waterloo Road
Barry Egan, character in movie "Punch-Drunk Love"
Barry Plotkin, character in movie "Pushing Tin"
Barry Frost, character in the Rizzoli & Isles series by Tess Gerritsen
Barry, rival character in the Pokemon video games
Barry Maple, Police Officer on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
Barry Eisenberg, character on TV's "Best Friends Whenever"
Barry Bluejeans, character from the podcast "The Adventure Zone"

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