What does Carrey mean?
Carrey [car-rey] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Carrey) is a Gaelic and Old German name, and the meaning of the name Carrey is "love; free man". Carrey is a version of Carey (Gaelic): from "caru". Carrey is also a variation of Carrie (Old German).
Associated with: gaelic.
1 masculine form: Cary.Creative forms:
(female) Calrey, Canrey, ..
(male) Carmer, Carro, .. Middle name pairings:
Carrey Audree (C.A.), ..
How popular is Carrey?
Carrey is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#75938 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Carrey (not ranked) are Carey, Cari, Carie, Carri, Carrie (#1680 a year ago), Carry and Cary. Other forms, like Caree, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Carrey was well-received among parents 135 years ago (adoption of 0.7%) and has become much less since, with forms such as Cari becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Carrey is pronounced similarly to Caera, Cara▼, Caragh, Carah, Caro, Coree, Corey▼, Corie, Correy, Corri, Corrie▼, Corry, Cory, Karee, Karie, Karra, Karrah, Karri, Karry, Kary, Kerrey, Kerry▼, Korey, Korrey and Korry. Other recommended names are Cacey, Cailey, Caisey, Caitey, Calley, Capree, Carden, Careen, Carel, Caren, Cariel, Carlee▲, Carlen, Carley▼, Carly▼, Carmel, Caroly, Carreen, Carrin, Carrol, Carron, Carwen, Cearra, Cerea, Cheray, Cheree, Cherree, Cherry▼, Chery, Ciarra, Ciarrah, Cree, Darbey (see Darby), Darcey, Darrbey (see Darby), Darrby (see Darby), Darsey, Harley▲, Jerrey, Karley, Karren, Larren, Marcey, Margey, Marjey (see Margaret), Marley▲, Marney, Marsey, Perrey and Tarren. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carrey.See names in meaning and etymology.