What does Bari mean?
Bari [bari] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Bari). The meaning of the name Bari is "to select; innocent; spear". Bari is an alternate spelling of Bara (Hebrew, Arabic). Bari is also a variation of Barrie (Irish, Gaelic): from the male Gaelic name Bearach.
Associated with: spear (warrior).
(female) Baru, Beri, ..
(male) Babi, Babo, .. Middle name pairings:
Bari Karsyn (B.K.), ..
How popular is Bari?
Bari is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4268 out of 4276, Top 100%) but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#25272 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Bari was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #1614 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Barrie is the only other popular related form of Bari. Adoption of these forms of Bari reached its most widespread in the 1960s.
Bari is pronounced similarly to Barry, Bera, Beret, Berri, Berrie, Berry and Bora. Other suggested similar names are Abri, Airi, Amari▲, Ari▲, Bab, Baba, Babb, Babe, Babs, Baja, Bali, Bama, Bambi, Bao, Barb, Barbi, Barbie, Barby, Barta, Basia, Bat, Bay, Beki, Beril, Berni, Bert, Berti, Bird, Bobi, Brani, Brei, Bri, Bria▼, Brid, Brie, Brit, Byrd, Capri, Cari▼, Carri, Ceri, Chari, Clari, Cori, Dari, Dori, Gauri, Ilari, Jeri▼, Jori, Kapri, Kari▼, Karri, Keri▼, Kiri, Klari, Kori▲, Lari, Lauri▼, Liri, Lori▼, Mari▼, Nari, Peri, Sari, Siri, Teri▼ and Tori▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bari.See names in meaning and etymology.