Popularity (masculine) in the United States (by decade)

1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 333,000 266,400 199,800 133,200 66,600 1880 2000
         

Numbers

 Gary (masculine) 
 Year   Rank   Times Used 
2000 #326 8245
1990 #174 19189
1980 #78 40206
1970 #47 68274
1960 #26 166006
1950 #12 329474
1940 #14 217498
1930 #45 43590
1920 #491 1519
1910 #680 564
1900 #621 145
1890 #666 102
1880 #822 54