Barry is a gender-neutral of Irish origin. It is an anglicized version of Báire which means "fair-haired." While traditionally used as a boy's name, Barry also makes a sweet choice for girls. If you feel like changing up the spelling, you can choose the alternative Barrie or shorten it to Baz. Whether you want to honor your Gaelic heritage or celebrate baby's lightened locks, Barry is a worthy contender for your new arrival.

Famous People Named Barry

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Barry Bonds
    Baseball Player
  • Barry Manilow
  • Rick Barry
    Basketball Player
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