name meaning: Gary \g(a)-ry\ as a boy's name is pronounced GARE-ee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Gary is "spear". Famous since the 1930s due to actor Gary Cooper. Cartoonists Garry Trudeau, Gary Larson; actors Gary Sinise, Gary Oldman.
Gary has 5 variant forms: Gari, Garey, Garrey, Garrie and Garry.
For more information, see also the related name Gerald.
Baby names that sound like Gary are Cary, Geary and Gery.
View a list of the 5 names that reference Gary.