What does Barry mean?
Barry [bar-ry] 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.
(female) Biery, Biry, ..
(male) Barbry, Barrya, .. 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?with its source form and related girl names. 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)
Barry is alike in pronunciation to Bara, Barah, Bari, Barra, Bera, Beret, Berree and Bora. Other recommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.