Carli entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #622 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is presently at #1521. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Carla (#873 FROM RECENT DATA), Carlee (#768), Carleen, Carleigh (#1095), Carlene, Carley (#1106), Carlie (#1047), Carline, Carly (#389), Carlyn, Karla (#510), Karlee (#701), Karleigh (#1096), Karli (#1292), Karlie (#815) and Karly (#1348) are the popular alternative forms of Carli (#1521). Other variants, like Carlia, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Carli was well-received 19 years ago (USAGE OF 0.42%) and has become significantly lower since (USAGE 0.19%, DOWN 54.1%), with versions like Carla becoming less stylish. Carlee, Karlee and Karlie are three of the more chic girl names in this list.
Carli is pronounced similarly to Carely, Corlee, Corley, Corlie, Corly, Karlah, Karley and Karrla. Other recommended names are Bali, Caci, Cadi, Caela, Caelin, Caila, Caiti, Cali▲, Calie, Calin, Calla, Calli, Callia, Candi, Caralia, Caralie, Caralin, Caree, Carel, Caren, Carey▼, Cari▼, Carlan, Carlein, Carma, Carmeli, Carmi, Carmie, Carmy, Carol▼, Carola, Carole▼, Carolin, Caroll, Caroly, Carri, Carrin, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Casi, Cassi, Cati, Cayla▼, Caylia, Ceili, Celli, Ceri, Chari, Charla, Charle, Charli▲, Charlie▲, Charly, Cordi, Cori, Corri, Hali▼, Halli, Harli, Kali▲, Orli, Pali, Pauli, Salli, Tali and Valli. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carli.See names in meaning and etymology.