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Carrey (girl)

What does Carrey mean?

Carrey Pronunciation of 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.


Carrey has 7 variants: Caree, Cari, Carie, Carree, Carri, Carry and Cary.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carey, Cari, Carie, Carri, Carrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carry, Cary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carrey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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