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rare: Ulster. See Barry.
Very numerous: particularly Munster and S.Leinster. Ir. de Barra. Anglo-Normans who became gaelicised and it is now an essentially Irish name. There is the possibility that some Barrys in Limerick may be Ó Beargha, a sept of Kenry, Co. Limerick. There is the further question of Ó Báire of W.Cork, who were also anglicised Barry. IF & SGG.
fairly rare: Dublin and scattered. Irish Language: See Barry
Barry: clann a bhain le leithinis Muintir Bháire in iarthar Chorcaí ach meascaithe le Barry anois. Féach Ó Bairr thíos.
Barry: Deir de Bhulbh go raibh clann dar b'ainm Ó Beargha (ar nós sleá) suite in Uíbh Rosa i gCaonraí (Co.Luimnigh) agus gur cosúil gur tugadh "Barry" ortha.