Gary Ogawa in the US

  1. #8,609,930 Gary Odland
  2. #8,609,931 Gary Oen
  3. #8,609,932 Gary Oertel
  4. #8,609,933 Gary Offerdahl
  5. #8,609,934 Gary Ogawa
  6. #8,609,935 Gary Ogreen
  7. #8,609,936 Gary Oguin
  8. #8,609,937 Gary Oguinn
  9. #8,609,938 Gary Ohanesian
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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.
Japanese: common place name and surname throughout Japan, written with characters meaning ‘small river’; it is sometimes pronounced Kogawa.
17,336th in the U.S.

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