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What does Fry mean?

Fry Pronunciation of Fry [fry] as a boys' name is of Old English and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Fry is "free; seed". Transferred use of the surname, in origin denoting a free person (frig) or a small person/seed (frió).

Associated with: old english, norse, surname, small (little).


Fry has 2 variants: Frye and Fryer.

Creative forms:
(male) Fer, Fory, ..

(female) Fer, Fri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fry Ryker (F.R.), ..

How popular is Fry?

Fry is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#838 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Fry has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fry name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fry outside U.S.

Similar Names

Fry is pronounced similarly to Free and Frey. Other suggested similar names are Ary and Fay. Like Fry, these names are not commonly used.

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