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*GAIZAZ > GERRY / GARY

It is a medieval short form of English and German compound names beginning with the element “ger-” derived from the Ancient Germanic “*gaizaz”, meaning “spear, pike, javelin”. Gary and its variants, in English, are popular given names from the 1940s to the 1970s and used also as a patronymic surname. The usage of Gary as a male given name in the United States is intertwined with the success of the actor Gary Cooper.

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