Gary Runnels in the US

  1. #2,109,887 Gary Roseman
  2. #2,109,888 Gary Rountree
  3. #2,109,889 Gary Rowden
  4. #2,109,890 Gary Rudder
  5. #2,109,891 Gary Runnels
  6. #2,109,892 Gary Rushford
  7. #2,109,893 Gary Rushton
  8. #2,109,894 Gary Sacks
  9. #2,109,895 Gary Sandell
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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 (Devon and Cornwall): probably a variant of Rundell.
6,494th in the U.S.

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