What does gary mean?

Definitions for garyˈgɛər i, ˈgær i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gary(noun)

    a city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production


  1. Gary(ProperNoun)

    A town in Indiana, and other U.S. places named for persons with the surname Gary.

  2. Gary(ProperNoun)

    , popular from the 1940s to the 1970s.

  3. Origin: Medieval short form of compound names beginning with gari/geri, such as Gerard, Gerald, or Gerbert. Cognate with the Scottish and Irish Gaelic name Garaidh.


  1. Gary

    Gary is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States, located in the southeastern portion of the Chicago metropolitan area. Gary is located approximately 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Illinois. The population of Gary proper was 80,294 at the time of the 2010 census, making it the nineth-largest city in the state of Indiana. Gary's population has fallen by 55 percent since 1960, when Gary's population was 178,320. Gary is located adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and borders Lake Michigan. The Armstrong House, 1939, by Frank Lloyd Wright, is in Ogden Dunes. Many citizens and politicians have helped to preserve parts of the Indiana Dunes. The city is known for its large steel mills, and for being the birthplace of the The Jackson 5 music group.

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  1. GARY

    What does GARY stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the GARY acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4256

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1899

Anagrams for gary »

  1. gray, Gray

  2. Yarg

  3. Gray


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gary in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Bannon:

    If you’re going to break with Gary Cohn, resign.

  2. Brian Katulis:

    Gary Schmidtt ca n’t throw the baby out with the bathwater.

  3. Kristen Ruell:

    They were pension center employees that were under Gary Hodge.

  4. Jerry Coleman:

    Reggie Smith of the Dodgers and Gary Matthews of the homers hit Braves in that game.

  5. George Schlatter:

    Gary did not work. Gary played, he was a very charming, creative, witty guy who had a good time.

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