Barry (name)

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Barry is both a given name and a surname.wikipedia
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Finbar

and Finbar, or Fionnbharr ("fair-topped", "fair-haired").
The anglicised, shortened translation of Finbar is Barry.

Given name

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Barry is both a given name and a surname.

Surname

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Barry is both a given name and a surname. In such cases, the name is partly derived from the Welsh ap Harry, as is the case of the similar surname Parry.

Anglicisation

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The given name is an Anglicised form of several Irish personal names, while the surname has numerous etymological origins, and is derived from both place names and personal names. The given name Barry is derived from Gaelic, possibly being an Anglicised form of the personal name Báire, which is a short form of the related Irish names Bairrfhionn or Barrfind ("fair-headed", "fair-haired").

Irish language

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The given name is an Anglicised form of several Irish personal names, while the surname has numerous etymological origins, and is derived from both place names and personal names. The given name Barry is derived from Gaelic, possibly being an Anglicised form of the personal name Báire, which is a short form of the related Irish names Bairrfhionn or Barrfind ("fair-headed", "fair-haired").

Toponymy

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The given name is an Anglicised form of several Irish personal names, while the surname has numerous etymological origins, and is derived from both place names and personal names.

Goidelic languages

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The given name Barry is derived from Gaelic, possibly being an Anglicised form of the personal name Báire, which is a short form of the related Irish names Bairrfhionn or Barrfind ("fair-headed", "fair-haired").

Personal name

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The given name is an Anglicised form of several Irish personal names, while the surname has numerous etymological origins, and is derived from both place names and personal names. The given name Barry is derived from Gaelic, possibly being an Anglicised form of the personal name Báire, which is a short form of the related Irish names Bairrfhionn or Barrfind ("fair-headed", "fair-haired").

Australia

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Since the twentieth century, the name has become very popular in Australia.

Hypocorism

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Pet forms of the name are Baz and Bazza. Barry may also be a hypocorism for Bartholomew.

Bartholomew (name)

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Barry may also be a hypocorism for Bartholomew.

Epithet

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The byname Beargh means "plunderer" or "spear-like".

Patronymic

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In other cases Barry is a patronymic form of the personal name Henry.

Henry (given name)

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In other cases Barry is a patronymic form of the personal name Henry.

Welsh language

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In such cases, the name is partly derived from the Welsh ap Harry, as is the case of the similar surname Parry.

Parry (surname)

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In such cases, the name is partly derived from the Welsh ap Harry, as is the case of the similar surname Parry.

Continental Europe

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In other cases, the surname Barry is derived from a place name, sometimes seemingly of Continental origin, and sometimes derived from a British place name, such as Barry, Angus in Scotland.

Barry, Angus

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In other cases, the surname Barry is derived from a place name, sometimes seemingly of Continental origin, and sometimes derived from a British place name, such as Barry, Angus in Scotland.

Scotland

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In other cases, the surname Barry is derived from a place name, sometimes seemingly of Continental origin, and sometimes derived from a British place name, such as Barry, Angus in Scotland.

Ireland

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The surname Barry, when borne in Ireland, is chiefly derived from the name borne by the Anglo-Norman de Barry family. In Ireland, the surname Barry is most common in Munster and south Leinster.

De Barry family

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The surname Barry, when borne in Ireland, is chiefly derived from the name borne by the Anglo-Norman de Barry family.

Munster

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In Ireland, the surname Barry is most common in Munster and south Leinster.

Leinster

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In Ireland, the surname Barry is most common in Munster and south Leinster.