The boy's name
try\ is pronounced DESS-tree. It is of English origin. Variant of a French surname. Destry has the flavor of the American west
due to the classic Western film "Destry Rides Again".
another meaning of the name
Destry is Horse Keeper
Destry is an uncommon
for men and an equally uncommon last name
for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)
is a 1939 western directed by George Marshall, starring Marlene
Dietrich, James Stewart, Mischa
Auer, Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy, Allen
Jenkins, Irene Hervey, Billy Gilbert, Bill
Cody, Jr. and Una Merkel. The original Max Brand novel was translated into an "oater" with the town of Bottleneck set on a Hollywood sound stage.
In 1996, Destry
was selected for preservation in the United States
National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".