Meaning and Name Origin
Carlie \c(a)-rlie, car-lie\ as a girls' name is of Old German and Latin origin, and the meaning of Carlie is "free man". Carlie is a variant of Carla (Old German): feminine of Carl and short form of Caroline. Carlie is also a form of Carly (Latin): feminine of Charles. Carlie is also used as a form of Charlotte (Old German).
Carlie▼ has 50 more alternative forms via Carla, Carly, Charlotte: Carlana, Carle, Carleen▼, Carleeza, Carlena, Carlene▼, Carleta, Carlethe, Carlette, Carlicia, Carlin, Carlina, Carline, Carliqua, Carlis, Carlisa, Carlise, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlissa, Carlista, Carlita, Carlota, Carlreca, Carlyjo, Carlyn, Carlyne, Carlyse, Carlyta, Charla▼, Charlaine, Charle, Charleen▼, Charlene▼, Charlet, Charlie▲, Charline▼, Charlita, Charlot, Charlsie, Charly, Charlyne, Chattie, Karleen, Karlene, Karlika, Karline, Karlita, Karlyne and Sharline.
Carlie is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2656 out of 4276, Top 62%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Carlie for girls. Carlie was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #469 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #966. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Carlie and related names. Prominent related forms of Carlie (#966 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000 are Charlotte (#10 the previous year), Charlie (#229), Carly (#357), Karla (#504), Karlee (#693), Carlee (#829), Carla (#864), Karlie (#885), Karly, Karli, Charline, Karlene, Charleen, Carleigh, Carleen, Carlene, Carley, Charla, Carli and Charlene. Usage of these girl names was at its apex in the year 1994 and is now significantly lower, with forms like Carley, Carlie, Carla, Carlee and Karly falling out of style. The more fashionable names for newborns among these are Charlie (#229), Charlotte (#10), Karlee (#693), Carly (#357) and Karla (#504), with Charlie and Charlotte going through a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Carlie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Corlee and Corlie. Other suggested similar baby names are Cahlie, Cailie, Calie, Callie▲, Caralee, Caralia, Caralie, Carie, Cariel, Carmie, Carole▼, Carolee▼, Carrie▼, Caryle, Caylie, Charlee▲, Charli▲, Coralie, Corelie, Earlie, Harlie and Marlie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carlie.