First name origins & meanings:
- Irish: Spear thrower
- Welsh: Son of Harry
First name variations: Barrie, Barris, Barie, Barrymore, Berry, Bari
Last name origins & meanings:
- 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
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