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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

Fun Facts about the name Garry

  • How many people with the first name Garry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 47,604 babies born with the first name Garry in the United States. That's more than enough people named Garry to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Garry? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Garry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Garry is Monday, August 5th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Garry born? The highest recorded use of the first name Garry was in 1954 with a total of 2,215 babies. That's a lot of babies named Garry!
  • Random Garry Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Garry ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 9 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Garry: Your name in reverse order is Yrrag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Grrya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Garry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,439 people with the last name Garry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Garry? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Garry as their last name.
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Common last names for Garry

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Moore
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Martin
  • Taylor
  • Nelson
  • Anderson
  • Lewis
  • Jackson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Garry U.S.
  White 76.94% 64.26%
  African American 15.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Garry

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

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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.

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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.

  1. A male given name, a mostly British variant of Gary.

Notable Persons With the Name Garry

Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov is a chess player. He holds the title Kasparov's voice, Grandmaster(1980), and Grandmaster (chess). Garry was given the name Garik Kimovich Weinstein on April 13th, 1963 in Baku.

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Garry Shandling

Garry Shandling is an observational comedy, satire, and cringe comedy comedian. Garry was given the name Garry Emmanuel Shandling on November 29th, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Garry Marshall

Garry Marshall is an actor, director, writer, and producer. He was most prominent from 1959 to present. Garry was given the name Garry Kent Marshall on November 13th, 1934 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Garry Monk

Garry Monk is a soccer player for the Torquay United F.C., Southampton F.C., Stockport County F.C., Oxford United F.C., Sheffield Wednesday F.C., Barnsley F.C., and Swansea City A.F.C. Garry was born on March 6th, 1979 in Bedford, England.

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Garry Trudeau

Garry Trudeau is a cartoonist. His ongoing career started in 1970. Garry was given the name Garretson Beekman Trudeau on July 21st, 1948.

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Garry Moore

Garry Moore was an entertainer, game show host, and comedian. His career lasted from 1937 to 1989. Garry was given the name Thomas Garrison Morfit, III on January 31st, 1915 in Baltimore. He breathed his last breath on November 28th, 1993.

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  • Garry Rodrigues
    (soccer player)
  • Garry Wayne Tallent
    (musician)
  • Garry Gary Beers
    (musician)
  • Garry Lyon
    (australian rules football player)
  • Garry Gross
    (influential somebody)
  • Garry O'Connor
    (soccer player)
  • Garry Bushell
    (musician)
  • Jellybean Johnson
    (musician)
  • Garry Maddox
    (baseball player)
  • Garry Peterson
    (drummer)
  • Garry Gilliam
    (football player)
  • Garry Meier
    (presenter)
  • Garry McCoy
    (motorcycle rider)
  • Garry Cobain
    (musician)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Garry

Charles Garry

Charles Garry was a lawyer. Charles was given the name Charles Garabedian on March 17th, 1909 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, U.S. He left this life on October 16th, 1991.

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Ryan Garry

Ryan Garry is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C. Academy, Arsenal F.C., A.F.C. Bournemouth, England national under-17 football team, England national under-19 football team, and England national under-20 football team. Ryan was born on September 29th, 1983 in Hornchurch, England.

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Colleen Garry

Colleen Garry is a noteworthy human. Colleen was born on July 21st, 1962 in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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Ann Garry

Ann Garry is a notable individual.

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Patrick M. Garry

Patrick M. Garry is an influential individual in the fields of constitutional law and first amendment to the united states constitution. Patrick was born on July 15th, 1955.

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Flora Garry

Flora Garry was a poetess. Flora was given the name Flora Macdonald Campbell in 1900 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She passed away in 2000.

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What does the name Garry mean?

Gis for grace, an admirable trait!

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

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