Barry Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Barry:
Originally a pet form of any of the names beginning with the element Bar-. It is now usually bestowed as an independent given name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Barry
Bear, Baz, bazza, Bandit, Bal
- Meanings and history of the name Barry
Barry can also be a surname from the town and island of Barry in Wales.
- Famous real-life people named Barry
Barry Bonds, baseball player
Barry White, singer
Barry Manilow, singer
Barry Gibb, singer with The Bee Gees
Berry Gordy Jr., founder of Motown Records
Barry Lopez, American poet and environmentalist
- Barry in song, story & screen
Barry, the little boy in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
Barry Allen, The Flash (DC comics)
Barry Farber, ex-fiance of Rachel Green on "Friends" who she leaves at the altar in the pilot episode
Barry B Benson, a GOD
Barry Berkman, the titular character in HBO’s Barry