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Barry (girl)

What does Barry mean?

Barry Pronunciation of Barry as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Barry) is a Greek name, and the meaning of Barry is "victory bringer". Barry is a variant form of Bernice (Greek). See also Barrie

ASSOCIATED WITH Ba-, greek, victory

Variations

VARIANTS Berry, Berrie, Berri, Barrie, Barri

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA BERNICE Berni, Berny, Bunny

MASCULINE FORMS Bearach, Berry, Finbar, Garry

CREATIVE FORMS
(female) Biry, ..

(male) Barbry, ..


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Barry Carol (B.C.), ..

How popular is Barry?

Barry is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#691 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Barry (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Bunny, Bernice and Barrie. Other variants, like Berri, are seldom used. These forms of Barry reached the apex of their popularity 105 years ago (USAGE OF 0.49%), but now, the form Bernice has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barrie, Bernice, Bunny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Barry and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Barry is alike in pronunciation to Bara, Barah, Bari, Barra, Bera, Beret, Berree and Bora. Other recommended sound-alike names are Badr, Baily, Bamby, Barb, Barbey, Barbi, Barbra, Barbro, Barby, Barta, Bauby, Bay, Bayly, Berrty (see Bertha), Berty, Birdy, Carry, Cary, Clarry, Corry, Derry, Dorry, Gerry, Jerry, Jorry, Karry, Kary, Kerry, Korry, Lorry, Maery, Mary, Merry, Norry, Perry, Terry, Torry, Valry and Zary. These names tend to be more frequently used than Barry.

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