What is the meaning of the name Barry?

The name Barry is primarily a gender-neutral name of Irish origin that means Fair Headed.

From the Gaelic surname “O’ Baire,” meaning the male descendant of Fionnbharr, or fair-haired one.

Barry Manilow. singer/songwriter. Barry White, singer. Barry Bostwick, actor.

Different Spellings of the name Barry:


People who like the name Barry also like:

Alan, Seth, Asher, Ian, Aaron, Aiden, Brendan, Sadie, Charlotte, Penelope, Bridget, Ava, Scarlett, Alice

Names like Barry:

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Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Barry Bruce Trainor - son of Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara , born 2023

Stats for the Name Barry

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Potential drawbacks of using the name Barry:

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1. Potential for teasing or bullying due to rhyming or similar sounding words (e.g., "hairy Barry," "scary Barry").
2. Limited availability of personalized items with the name Barry, such as keychains or mugs.
3. Possible confusion with other names that sound similar, leading to mispronunciations or misspellings.
4. Lack of uniqueness, as Barry is a relatively common name in some regions.
5. Perceived as an outdated or old-fashioned name by some individuals.

Songs about Barry

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Dirty Barry Stole The Bluebird - The Fratellis
The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie - Smacka Fizgibbon