Gary Krakauer in the US

  1. #55,334,884 Gary Krajenka
  2. #55,334,885 Gary Krajeski
  3. #55,334,886 Gary Krajesky
  4. #55,334,887 Gary Krajick
  5. #55,334,888 Gary Krakauer
  6. #55,334,889 Gary Krakeel
  7. #55,334,890 Gary Kraklio
  8. #55,334,891 Gary Krakora
  9. #55,334,892 Gary Krakow
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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.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the Polish city of Kraków, from its German name Krakau.
76,456th in the U.S.

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