Barry Family History
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Barry Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beargha ‘descendant of Beargh’, a byname meaning ‘plunderer’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Báire ‘descendant of Báire’, a short form of either of two Gaelic personal names, Bairrfhionn or Fionnbharr. English, of Welsh origin: patronymic from Harry, the medieval English vernacular form of Henry, preceded by Welsh ap ‘son of’. Compare Parry. Variant spelling of Barrie 1.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Berry, Barr, Harry, Parry, Merry, Burry, Harty, Barra, Terry, Larry