Gary Dinan in the US

  1. #16,069,656 Gary Dimberio
  2. #16,069,657 Gary Dimemmo
  3. #16,069,658 Gary Dimpfl
  4. #16,069,659 Gary Dinallo
  5. #16,069,660 Gary Dinan
  6. #16,069,661 Gary Dinda
  7. #16,069,662 Gary Dindal
  8. #16,069,663 Gary Dine
  9. #16,069,664 Gary Dinezza
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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.
Irish: (now mainly Counties Clare and Cork): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Daghnáin ‘descendant of Daghnán’, possibly a diminutive of dagh ‘good’.
19,006th in the U.S.

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