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Gender: Male Meaning of Parry: "son of Harry" Origin of Parry: Welsh

The name Parry is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "son of Harry". Parry and is often added to lists like Olympic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #37 (celebrity edition)".

From the experts:

Parry is quite common in Wales, often as a surname, but would inevitably be misunderstood as Perry or even Harry.

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Famous People Named Parry

Parry O'Brien, American Olympic shot putter
Parry Gordon, English rugby league footballer
Parry Gripp, American musician of pop punk band Nerf Herder
Parry Wayne Humphreys, United States House Representative from Tennessee
Parry Liyanage, Sri Lankan army officer, athlete and coach
Parry Mitchell, Baron Mitchell, British businessman and MP
Parry Shen, American actor
(Edward) Parry Thomas, American banker who helped finance the development of the casino industry of Las Vegas
Parry Aftab, American female lawyer specializing in Internet privacy and security law

Pop Culture References for the name Parry

Parry, character in the movie The Fisher King
Parry, character in the series Incarnations of Immortality by Piers Anthony
Parry, the Hero's son in video game Dragon Quest V
PARRY, early chatterbot
A parry is a fencing bladework maneuver intended to deflect or block an incoming attack.

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