Gary Gokey in the US

  1. #2,517,892 Gary Gift
  2. #2,517,893 Gary Giglio
  3. #2,517,894 Gary Gilmour
  4. #2,517,895 Gary Goggans
  5. #2,517,896 Gary Gokey
  6. #2,517,897 Gary Goodenow
  7. #2,517,898 Gary Gose
  8. #2,517,899 Gary Gowen
  9. #2,517,900 Gary Grandy
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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.
Much altered Americanized form of French Gauthier.
16,900th in the U.S.

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