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barry

DIMINUTIVE OF:
fionnbharr, barrfhionn, bearach, berach
FORM OF:
bairre, berach
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > celtic > insular celtic > goidelic > irish
ORIGIN:
celtic  /  irish (gaelic) 
NAME ROOT:
(FIONN BARR) (BIORACH)
MEANING:
The name has two different origins: 1) From the Irish (Gaelic) “Fionnbharr / Fionnbarra”, composed of two elements: “Fionn” (white, fair) plus “barr” (head), and the meaning is “fair-headed one, white head”. 2) From the Irish (Gaelic) “biorach”, meaning “spear”. Saint Berach of Termonbarry, († 595) was a disciple of Saint Kevin and a celebrated Irish saint, whose memory is still celebrated in County Roscommon. He is honored in Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church.
KEYWORDS:
CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

Usage

  • irishirish
  • englishenglish

Related names

PET & SHORT FORM
english
barrie, berry
irish
barrie, barra, bairre

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
BARRY IS THE BABYS NAME ALLAN SHERMAN
BARRY'S KIDNAPPING JOHN WILLIAMS
BARRY BONDS KANYE WEST
BARRY, SAGITTARIUS MCFADDEN
SEDUCTIVE BARRY PULP
LIGHTS OF THE COMMODORE BARRY RYAN MATTHEW
BARRY SANDERS OUGHTA COME BACK TO THE LIONS! THE DETROIT SPORTS BAND

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Barry Corbin (born 1940), American Actor Actor
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Barry Ferguson, British Footballer
Barry Fitzgerald (1888–1961) Irish Stage, Film, And Television Actor
Barry Gibb, Singer, British Songwriter And Record Producer
Barry Manilow (born 1943) American Singer-songwriter And Producer
Barry Ryan (born 1948) English Former Pop Singer And Photographer
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Barry Sloane (born 1981), English Actor
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