Name Barry Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Barry


Barry is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Barry mean?

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

Variants of the name Barry


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Popularity of the name Barry

The name Barry is ranked #7571 overall.

Barry in the Top 50 Names

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