Gary Grier in the US

  1. #795,780 Gary Fender
  2. #795,781 Gary Fryer
  3. #795,782 Gary Garofalo
  4. #795,783 Gary Giddens
  5. #795,784 Gary Grier
  6. #795,785 Gary Grisham
  7. #795,786 Gary Gulley
  8. #795,787 Gary Hardwick
  9. #795,788 Gary Hoy
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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.
Scottish: from the personal name Grier, a common medieval Scottish vernacular form of Gregory.
2,499th in the U.S.

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