Barry

Name Barry – origin and meaning

Barry is a male name.

Origin of Barry

There is no clear origin of the name Barry. It is presumably an Anglicized variant of several Irish names, e.g. of Berach or of Bairre, which is a short form of the Irish names Fionnbharr and Barrfhionn.

Meaning of Barry

Barry means “fair hair” or “fair-headed” (from Gaelic “barr” = head + “fionn” = fair/white) and “sharp”, “pointed” or “spear” (from Irish “biorach”).

Pronunciation of Barry

Alternate spelling of Barry

Bary

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