Name
BARRY

Name BARRY

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 221,502 births of Barry in the countries below, which represents an average of 1,560 births of children bearing the first name Barry per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 98 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Barry   
In Italiano Nome Barry   


Information about the first name Barry

The first name Barry is listed in our categories :The first name Barry has been assigned to:
99.98% to boys
0.02% to girls
The country where the first name Barry is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Barry

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Barry : Bryar

Barry in Japanese *

Romajibarii
Katakanaバリー
Hiraganaばりー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Barry in Japanese
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Barry in sign language

Barry in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Barry

US English
Etymology src :
  • From French barré (“striped, barred”).
Etymology src :
  • Anglicized form of Irish Barra, short form of Fionnbharr, from fionn (“white”) + barr (“head”).
Etymology src :
  • In Wales, said to be named after Saint Baruc, who was buried on Barry Island, from Welsh Barrwg, a name of uncertain origin but possibly related to Irish barr (“hill, summit”).
Etymology src :
  • Diminutive form
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Barry (plural Barrys)
  • A male given name from Irish
  • A surname from Irish derived from the given name, or from place names in Scotland and Wales.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Barry
  • Any of a number of places:
  • A coastal town and community of the Vale of Glamorgan county borough, Wales.
  • A village near Carnoustie, Angus council area, Scotland (OS grid ref NO5334).
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Barry
  • A male given name Abbreviation of Bartholomew.
  • A male given name Abbreviation of Barack.
Adjective src :
  • barry (not comparable)
  • (heraldry) Traversed (transversely) by bars.
  • Coordinate term: barruly
Anagrams src :
  • Rybar
Anagrams src :
  • Rybar
Noun src :
  • barry (plural barries)
  • (heraldry) A field divided transversely into several equal parts, and consisting of two different tinctures interchangeably disposed.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɑː.ɹi/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹ.i/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːɹi
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbæɹ.ɪ/
  • (General American)
  • (Mary–marry–merry distinction) IPA(key): /ˈbæɹ.i/
  • (Mary–marry–merry merger) IPA(key): /ˈbɛɹ.i/, /ˈbeɹ.i/
  • Rhymes: -æɹi
  • Homophones: bari, (only in accents with the Mary-marry-merry merger) berry, Berry, beary, bury
Adjective (See also) src :
  • barriness
Scots
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Angloromani baro (“great”)
Adjective src :
  • barry (comparative mair barry, superlative maist barry)
  • (slang, Edinburgh) Excellent.
 

Popularity of the name Barry

Number of BARRY births per year

Total births of Barry by country

Births with the first name Barry
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
177,617
31
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
11,362
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
10,175
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
9,282
1
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
8,709
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
3,234
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
434
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
249
1
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
171
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
106
3
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
56
4
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
35
3
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
6
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
5
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
5
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
4
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
4
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
3
0
CLChili
2010 - 2021
2
0

Total births of Barry by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Barry
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
65
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
9
0
ONOntario
2019
7
0
DEGermany
2022
5
1
IEIreland
2022
6
0
ABAlberta
2022
1
0
QCQuebec
2022
1
0
CHSwitzerland
2021
1
0
CLChili
2021
1
0
ITItaly
2021
1
0

Comments on the name Barry

Personalities with the first name Barry

There are 242 personalities with the first name Barry


Barry J. Marshall
src

Australia
Physician Professor Biologist Microbiologist Autobiographer


K. Barry Sharpless
src

United states of america
Chemist University teacher


John Barry
(John Barry Prendergast) src

United kingdom United states of america
Songwriter Film score composer Composer Musician


Barry Bostwick
src

United states of america
Actor Singer Comedian Stage actor Voice actor Dancer Television actor Film actor


Barry Barish
(Barry Clark Barish) src

United states of america
Physicist Astrophysicist University teacher Experimental physicist


Barry White
(Barry Eugene Carter) src

United states of america
Actor Composer Conductor Singer Record producer Singer-songwriter Bandleader


Barry Goldwater
src

United states of america
Photographer Businessperson Politician Military officer Aircraft pilot


Barry Levinson
src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Film director Film producer Director Producer


Barry Gibb
(Barry Alan Crompton Gibb) src

United states of america United kingdom
Composer Singer Record producer Singer-songwriter Songwriter Guitarist


Barry Fitzgerald
(William Joseph Shields) src

Republic of ireland
Actor Stage actor Film actor



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Barry
Full list of personalities with the first name Barry

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Barry

There are 1812 actors and actresses with the first name Barry
Barry Arthur Mckay
Barry Cavanagh
Barry Ellis
Barry Cameron
Barry Walsh
Barry Sloane
Barry Postrygacz
Barry Rees Jones
Barry Farrimond
Barry O'neil
Barry Jones
Barry O'neill
Barry Zito
Barry Ace
Barry Bedwell
Barry Brookshire
Barry Watson
Barry Stock
Barry Dominey Jr.
Barry More
Barry Atsma
Barry Scott
Barry Julien
Barry Pepper
Barry Privett
Barry Weil
Barry Buchanan
Barry T. Smith
Barry Sanders
Barry Yandell

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Barry
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Barry

Rankings of first name BARRY by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#569IE Ireland2022
#1217ON Ontario2019
#1560US United State of America2022
#2479GB United Kingdom2021
#3977DE Germany2022
#5212CH Switzerland2021
#5363CL Chili2021
#6041AB Alberta2022
#8001QC Quebec2022
#22433IT Italy2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#10975DE Germany2022