Gary Marker in the US

  1. #896,218 Gary Lail
  2. #896,219 Gary Large
  3. #896,220 Gary Leasure
  4. #896,221 Gary Libby
  5. #896,222 Gary Marker
  6. #896,223 Gary Marston
  7. #896,224 Gary Matteson
  8. #896,225 Gary Mcmichael
  9. #896,226 Gary Mintz
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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: topographic name for someone who lived by a boundary (see Mark 2). It is notable that early examples of the surname tend to occur near borders, for example on the Kent-Sussex boundary.
5,672nd in the U.S.

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