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The name Barry is of Irish origin, and means pointed object.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Barry has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Barry
Use of the Name Barry for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
177,796 107,856 15,159 2,608 1,033 369 172
The table below indicates the number of times the name Barry has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Barry first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Barry
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18839035  
18847078  
18857038  
1886    
1887    
1888    
18897997  
1890    
18917068  
18928697  
18937089  
1894    
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
18997908  
190084210  
19019606  
1902    
19037879  
1904    
1905    
190675811  
1907    
1908    
190980513  
191078615  
1911    
1912    
1913    
191498432  
1915    
1916    
1917    
1918    
1919    
1920    
1921    
1922    
192392055  
1924    
192579769  
192671778  
1927630100  
1928507142  
1929482147  
1930370239  
1931314299  
1932236511  
1933234491  
1934226522  
1935183727  
1936185706  
1937183725  
19381551,044  
19391271,377  
19401091,832  
1941912,460  
1942793,206  
1943823,181  
1944842,971  
1945843,141  
1946684,610  
1947675,457  
1948744,665  
1949734,582  
1950744,700  
1951715,245  
1952695,506  
1953745,174  
1954685,822  
1955705,596  
1956695,972  
1957725,786  
1958795,303  
1959735,604  
1960725,732  
1961666,205  
1962616,572  
1963675,964  
1964695,350  
1965864,327  
1966873,916  
1967963,206  
19681072,860  
1969993,057  
19701172,791  
19711322,358  
19721481,752  
19731591,519  
19741561,566  
19751641,481  
19761651,420  
19771641,456  
19781621,502  
19791691,402  
19801751,398  
19811851,342  
19822081,180  
1983225994  
1984232958  
1985240967  
1986261851  
1987277788  
1988309730  
1989332699  
1990349692  
1991384588  
1992458475  
1993452482  
1994497407  
1995540353  
1996551338  
1997582316  
1998610300  
1999644268  
2000678262  
2001794210  
2002859192  
2003868197  
2004955172  
Totals:  177,796 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Barry as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Barry appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 96 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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