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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name
  3. A city in Ontario, Canada

Notable Persons Named Barrie

Barrie McKay is a soccer player for the Rangers F.C., Kilmarnock F.C., Rangers F.C. Reserve, Youth squads, Greenock Morton F.C., Raith Rovers F.C., Scotland national youth football team, Scotland national under-19 football team, and Scotland national under-21 football team. Barrie was born on December 30th, 1994 in Paisley, Scotland.

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Barrie Dunn is an actor, lawyer, film, television producer, and film producer.

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Barrie Chase is an actress and dancer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to present. Barrie was born on October 20th, 1933 in Kings Point, New York, U.S.

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Barriemore Barlow is a progressive rock, hard rock, and heavy metal music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1963 to present. Barriemore was given the name Barrie Barlow on September 10th, 1949 in Birmingham, England.

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Barrie Ingham was an actor and entertainer. He was most prominent from 1960 to 2005. Barrie was given the name Barrie Stanton Ingham on February 10th, 1932 in Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Barrie is also known as Barry Ingham. He breathed his last breath on January 23rd, 2015.

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Barrie M. Osborne is a film producer. He has been prominent since 1976. Barrie was born on February 7th, 1944 in New York City, New York, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Barrie

Sir J. M. Barrie was a children's literature, drama, and fantasy writer. J. was given the name James Matthew Barrie on May 9th, 1860 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland. He breathed his last breath on June 19th, 1937.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1959 to present. Amanda was given the name Shirley Anne Broadbent on September 14th, 1935 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England.

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Barbara Barrie is an actress, singer, and author. She has had major accomplishments since 1953. Barbara was given the name Barbara Ann Berman on May 23rd, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Ken Barrie is an actor, musician, and singer. He was most prominent from 1955 to present. Ken was born on January 9th, 1943.

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Chris Barrie is an actor, comedian, impressionist, and impressionist (entertainment). His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Chris was given the name Christopher Jonathan Brown on March 28th, 1960 in Hanover.

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Tyson Barrie is a hockey player for the Colorado Avalanche in the National Hockey League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Tyson was born on July 26th, 1991 in Victoria, British Columbia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1924 10 0 10
1925 6 0 6
1926 9 0 9
1928 8 0 8
1929 17 0 17
1930 19 6 13
1931 19 0 19
1932 15 0 15
1933 18 0 18
1934 29 5 24
1935 35 7 28
1936 41 11 30
1937 37 14 23
1938 37 9 28
1939 58 16 42
1940 62 16 46
1941 64 22 42
1942 106 48 58
1943 92 44 48
1944 56 28 28
1945 73 39 34
1946 86 30 56
1947 88 36 52
1948 56 25 31
1949 58 26 32
1950 39 16 23
1951 50 22 28
1952 44 17 27
1953 51 20 31
1954 46 19 27
1955 43 20 23
1956 29 12 17
1957 27 7 20
1958 40 18 22
1959 104 82 22
1960 133 109 24
1961 147 117 30
1962 107 79 28
1963 98 70 28
1964 85 67 18
1965 71 55 16
1966 71 59 12
1967 46 37 9
1968 54 38 16
1969 62 46 16
1970 46 35 11
1971 35 25 10
1972 29 22 7
1973 28 19 9
1974 26 20 6
1975 24 12 12
1976 24 13 11
1977 24 15 9
1978 24 16 8
1979 28 15 13
1980 25 17 8
1981 27 17 10
1982 24 18 6
1983 16 16 0
1984 27 22 5
1985 15 15 0
1986 22 14 8
1987 19 13 6
1988 21 9 12
1989 22 12 10
1990 11 11 0
1991 17 11 6
1992 10 10 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 12 7 5
1995 7 7 0
1997 12 6 6
2001 6 6 0
2002 6 6 0

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Popularity of Barrie as a first name

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Popularity of Barrie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barrie U.S.
  White 64.87% 64.26%
  African American 29.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barrie

People with the last name Barrie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Barrie

  • How Popular is the name Barrie? Barrie is the 5,186th most popular name of all time. As a last name Barrie was the 10,219th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Barrie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,040 babies born with the first name Barrie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Barrie to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Barrie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Barrie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Barrie is Tuesday, June 22nd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Barrie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Barrie was in 1961 with a total of 117 babies.
  • Random Barrie Factoid: According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Barrie is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1960.
  • Weird things about the name Barrie: Your name in reverse order is Eirrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reabir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barrie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,154 people with the last name Barrie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barrie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Barrie as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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