What does Geary mean?
Geary [geary] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Geary is "variable".
(male) Geare, Grary, ..
(female) Geaar, Gearye, .. Middle name pairings:
Geary Ben (G.B.), ..
How popular is Geary?
Geary is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#2717 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Geary was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #686 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Gery is the only other popular related form of Geary listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Geary was at its most widespread during 1950-1959 (average #970).
Geary is pronounced similarly to Garey, Gari, Garrey, Garry▼, Gary▼, Guri and Gyuri. Other recommended names are Berry▼, Cary▼, Cleary, Derry, Gaby, Gard, Garvy, Gay, Geert, Geir, Gentry, Geofry, Georg, Georgy, Ger, Gerard▼, Gere, Gerrey, Gerri, Gerry▼, Gevarya (see Gevariah), Grady▲, Gray, Henry▼, Jary, Jefry, Jerry▼, Keary, Kerry▼, Lary, Leary, Perry▼ and Terry▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Geary.See names in meaning and etymology.