Meaning and name origin
Carlie \c(a)-rlie, car-lie\ as a girl's 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. Also a variant of Carly (Latin): feminine of Charles. Carlie is also used as a variant of Charlotte (Old German).
Carlie is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2656 out of 4276, Top 62%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Carlie for girls. Carlie reached its highest rank of #469 in the U.S. in 1998. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Carlie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Charlotte (#10), Carly (#357), Karla (#504), Karlee (#693), Carlee (#829), Carla (#864), Karlie (#885), Carlie (#966), Karly, Karli, Carli, Carleigh and Carley. (2014 statistics).
Carlie▼ is also pronounced similarly to Corlee and Corlie. Other suggested similar baby names are Cahlie, Cailie, Calie, Callie▲, Caralee, Caralia, Caralie, Carie, Cariel, Carle, Carlin, Carline, Carlis, Carlise, Carmie, Carole▼, Carolee▼, Carrie▼, Caryle, Caylie, Charle, Charlee▲, Charli▲, Charlie▲, Coralie, Corelie, Earlie, Harlie and Marlie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carlie.