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Gender: Boy Meaning: Spear Origin: German Pronunciation: GA ree Related Names: Gareth, Garey, Garry

Gary: Popularity

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1001st most popular boys name in the UK

29 recorded births
in 2012

User rating:  Star: on Star: on Star: on Star: off Star: off ( 3.43 from 287 votes )

Additional information about the name Gary:

Gary exists as a transferred surname, coming from 'gar', meaning 'spear'. See Gary Linekar (footballer) and Gary Rhodes (chef).

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