Gary Wiese in the US

  1. #571,915 Gary Schilling
  2. #571,916 Gary Seifert
  3. #571,917 Gary Severson
  4. #571,918 Gary Ulrich
  5. #571,919 Gary Wiese
  6. #571,920 Gary Winston
  7. #571,921 Gary Wisniewski
  8. #571,922 Gay Robinson
  9. #571,923 Gayla Anderson
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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: 1. topographic name from Middle High German wise ‘meadow’. 2. habitational name for someone from any of various places called Wies, Wiese, Wiesa, or possibly also Wiesau.
3,681st in the U.S.

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