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Garry

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How popular is the baby name Garry in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1882 6 0 6
1885 5 0 5
1886 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1892 7 0 7
1898 5 0 5
1902 6 0 6
1903 6 0 6
1904 5 0 5
1908 5 0 5
1910 5 0 5
1911 5 0 5
1912 11 0 11
1913 15 0 15
1914 14 0 14
1915 17 0 17
1916 23 0 23
1917 12 0 12
1918 26 0 26
1919 25 0 25
1920 28 0 28
1921 22 0 22
1922 21 0 21
1923 28 0 28
1924 24 0 24
1925 27 0 27
1926 30 0 30
1927 32 0 32
1928 46 0 46
1929 51 0 51
1930 63 0 63
1931 82 0 82
1932 95 0 95
1933 117 0 117
1934 171 7 164
1935 259 0 259
1936 269 0 269
1937 298 6 292
1938 368 0 368
1939 411 5 406
1940 566 9 557
1941 613 0 613
1942 769 9 760
1943 834 5 829
1944 937 8 929
1945 1,055 5 1,050
1946 1,312 0 1,312
1947 1,450 0 1,450
1948 1,399 0 1,399
1949 1,427 9 1,418
1950 1,545 9 1,536
1951 1,673 5 1,668
1952 1,814 6 1,808
1953 2,056 6 2,050
1954 2,226 11 2,215
1955 2,199 8 2,191
1956 2,048 6 2,042
1957 2,051 12 2,039
1958 1,769 7 1,762
1959 1,480 6 1,474
1960 1,242 5 1,237
1961 1,116 0 1,116
1962 994 5 989
1963 903 7 896
1964 738 0 738
1965 559 7 552
1966 557 0 557
1967 485 0 485
1968 422 0 422
1969 414 0 414
1970 464 0 464
1971 412 0 412
1972 371 5 366
1973 331 0 331
1974 371 0 371
1975 336 0 336
1976 362 0 362
1977 361 0 361
1978 327 5 322
1979 322 0 322
1980 309 0 309
1981 311 0 311
1982 273 0 273
1983 262 0 262
1984 292 6 286
1985 251 0 251
1986 240 0 240
1987 211 0 211
1988 213 0 213
1989 188 0 188
1990 174 0 174
1991 163 0 163
1992 167 0 167
1993 111 0 111
1994 129 0 129
1995 107 0 107
1996 105 0 105
1997 100 0 100
1998 98 0 98
1999 83 0 83
2000 87 0 87
2001 67 0 67
2002 77 0 77
2003 61 0 61
2004 66 0 66
2005 62 0 62
2006 68 0 68
2007 72 0 72
2008 53 0 53
2009 36 0 36
2010 30 0 30
2011 36 0 36
2012 41 0 41
2013 34 0 34
2014 35 0 35
2015 26 0 26

Want to know about the popularity of the Garry baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 47,604 babies born with the name Garry in the United States. That's more than enough Garries to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Garry" was in 1954 with a total of 2,215 babies. (That's a lot of baby Garries)

According to the 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Garry" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 59 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1947. Across the entire United States a total of 1,450 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Garry popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Garry" mean? The list below shows the origins of Garry as well as things modernly associated with the name Garry such as celebrities named Garry.

Origin and Meaning of Garry

The name "Garry" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Garrett or Gareth". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Garry Shandling

Garry Shandling is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1978 to present. Garry was born in 1949 as Garry Emmanuel Shandling in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Garry Trudeau

Garry Trudeau is a cartoonist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1970 to present. Garry was born in 1948 as Garretson Beekman Trudeau in New York City, U.S.

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Garry Marshall

Garry Marshall is an actor, director, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1961 to present. Garry was born in 1934 as Garry Kent Marshall in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Garry McDonald

Garry McDonald is an actor and comedian. Garry was born in 1948 as Garry George McDonald in Sydney, Australia.

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Garry McCoy

Garry McCoy is a motorcycle rider. Garry was born in 1972 in Sydney, New South Wales.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Garry

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Alternative Meanings

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yrrag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rygra". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Garry born Oct 8, 1976

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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