Gary meaning

gârē, gărē
(place) City in NW Ind., on Lake Michigan.
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A city of northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois. Founded by the US Steel Corporation in 1906, it is a highly industrialized port of entry.
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A male given name, popular from the 1940s to the 1970s.
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(person, proper) A masculine name: var. Garry.
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A town in Indiana, and other US places named for persons with the surname Gary.
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A city in South Dakota.
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Origin of gary

  • The last-century popularity of the given name is due to the American actor Gary Cooper (1901-1961), whose stage name was invented by his agent, a native of Gary, Indiana.

    From Wiktionary