Gary Bosworth in the US

  1. #1,465,412 Gary Bluhm
  2. #1,465,413 Gary Boggess
  3. #1,465,414 Gary Boots
  4. #1,465,415 Gary Borland
  5. #1,465,416 Gary Bosworth
  6. #1,465,417 Gary Bourque
  7. #1,465,418 Gary Bowerman
  8. #1,465,419 Gary Brookshire
  9. #1,465,420 Gary Brumbaugh
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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.
English: habitational name from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bōsa + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) has a different origin: an Old English personal name, Bār (from bār ‘boar’) + worð.
5,860th in the U.S.

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