Given Name GARY

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: GER-ee, GAR-ee   [details]

Meaning & History

From an English surname which was derived from a Norman given name, which was itself originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ger meaning "spear". This name was popularized in the late 1920s the American actor Gary Cooper (1901-1961), who took his stage name from the city of Gary in Indiana where his agent was born.

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