Gary Bise in the US

  1. #3,114,153 Gary Berthiaume
  2. #3,114,154 Gary Bevilacqua
  3. #3,114,155 Gary Bieber
  4. #3,114,156 Gary Binger
  5. #3,114,157 Gary Bise
  6. #3,114,158 Gary Bjork
  7. #3,114,159 Gary Blaise
  8. #3,114,160 Gary Boddie
  9. #3,114,161 Gary Bohm
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Meaning & Origins

Transferred use of a surname, which is probably derived from a Norman personal name of Continental Germanic origin, a short form of any of the various compound names beginning with gar ‘spear’. One bearer of this surname was the American industrialist Elbert Henry Gary (1846–1927), who gave his name to the steel town of Gary, Indiana (chartered in 1906). In this town was born the theatrical agent Nan Collins, who suggested Gary as a stage name for her client Frank J. Cooper, who thus became Gary Cooper (1901–61). His film career caused the name to become enormously popular from the 1930s to the present day. Its popularity has been maintained by the cricketer Gary Sobers (b. 1936; in his case it is in fact a pet form of Garfield) and the footballer Gary Lineker (b. 1960). It is now often taken as a pet form of Gareth.
42nd in the U.S.
French and Swiss (French part): metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Old French bise ‘large round loaf’.
17,216th in the U.S.

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