What does Leary mean?
Leary [leary] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Leary is "herder". Anglicization of Gaelic "laoghaire". Comedian Denis Leary.
Associated with: irish.
(male) Learoy, Lery, ..
(female) Leacy, Lealy, .. Middle name pairings:
Leary Jovanny (L.J.), ..
How popular is Leary?
Leary is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2203 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Leary has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Leary is alike in pronunciation to Laray, Larie, Laroy, Larrey, Larry▼, Larue, Lary, Lawrey, Lawry, Leeroy, Leroi, Leroy▼ and Lorry. Other suggested similar names are Berry▼, Cary▼, Cleary, Derry, Gary▼, Geary, Gerry▼, Gery, Henry▼, Jary, Jefry, Jerry▼, Keary, Kerry▼, Lacy▼, Lark, Lars, Lea, Lemar, Lemarr, Lenard▼, Lenny, Lesly, Levey, Levy, Lezly, Perry▼ and Terry▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leary.See names in meaning and etymology.