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Cari meaning and name origin

Cari \c(a)-ri\ as a girl's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cari is "love". From "caru". Originally a nickname for Carol or Caroline. Also possibly derived from Welsh "rhiw" meaning "hill fort", or from Gaelic "ciar" meaning "black", and Latin "carriarus" for an occupational surname for those who moved goods.

For more information, see also related names Carrie, Catherine, Ceridwen and Katherine.

Cari is also pronounced similarly to Caera, Cara, Carah, Caree, Carey, Carie, Caro, Carri, Carry, Cary, Charo, Cora, Cori, Corie, Corri, Cory, Kara, Kari, Karie, Karri, Kary, Keri, Kiri and Kori. Other suggested similar baby names are Bari, Caci, Cadi, Cai, Cali, Cami, Capri, Carin, Caris, Carli, Carmi, Casi, Cati, Ceara, Cearia, Cera, Ceri, Ceria, Char, Chara, Chari, Charie, Cheri, Ciara, Cira, Ciri, Clari, Cor, Cyra, Dari, Lari, Mari, Nari and Sari.

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Popularity of Cari

Cari is a very popular first name for females (#1081 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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