Gary Vanhouten in the US

  1. #2,230,762 Gary Tweed
  2. #2,230,763 Gary Tyra
  3. #2,230,764 Gary Urbanski
  4. #2,230,765 Gary Vanbrocklin
  5. #2,230,766 Gary Vanhouten
  6. #2,230,767 Gary Velasco
  7. #2,230,768 Gary Vieira
  8. #2,230,769 Gary Vowell
  9. #2,230,770 Gary Waldon
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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.
Dutch: habitational name for someone from Houten in Utrecht province, named with hout ‘forest’. Compare Vandenhouten.
7,115th in the U.S.

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