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What does Carri mean?

Carri Pronunciation of Carri [car-ri] as a name for girls is an Old German and Greek name, and the meaning of the name Carri is "free man; pure". Carri is an alternate form of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Carri is also a variation of Caroline (Old German). Carri is also used as a variation of Carrie (Old German), Catherine (Greek) and Katherine (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Carri has 11 variants: Caree, Carey, Cari, Carie, Caro, Carree, Carrey, Carry, Cary, Kari and Karri.

87 more relations via Carol, Caroline, Carrie, Catherine, Katherine: Caddy, Cadi, Cait, Caitie, Caitria, Caitrin, Caity, Callie, Caralin, Carel, Carely, Caren, Cariel, Carilis, Carin, Carla, Carlan, Carlein, Carlen, Carley, Carlin, Carlina, Carline, Carlita, Carly, Carlyn, Carola, Carole, Carolin, Caroll, Caroly, Caron, Carren, Carrin, Carrol, Carrola, Carroll, Carron, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Caryn, Carynn, Cass, Cassi, Cassie, Cassy, Cat, Cate, Catey, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathi, Cathie, Cathy, Cati, Catia, Catie, Cato, Catrice, Catrin, Catrina, Catrine, Caty, Cay, Caye, Cazzy, Charla, Charyl, Karel, Karen, Karin, Karla, Karli, Karlie, Karol, Karon, Karrin, Karryl, Karyl, Karyn, Kassi, Kathi, Kati, Katria and Kerril.

Creative forms:
(female) Charri, Clarri, ..

(male) Carce, Carde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carri Tamara (C.T.), ..

How popular is Carri?

Carri is a very prominent first name for women (#1945 out of 4276, Top 45%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#116123 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Carri was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #909 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carri name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carri outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Caroline (#62 a year ago), Katherine (#84), Catherine (#179), Callie (#196), Carly (#389), Karen (#504), Karla (#510), Karlie (#815), Carla (#873), Carley (#1106), Cassie (#1264), Karli (#1292), Carrie (#1680), Carol (#1768), Kari (#1817), Catrina, Charla, Kati, Cathie, Karel, Cathi, Cathy, Karin, Karon, Karri, Karol, Karyn, Karyl, Kassi, Kathi, Caryn, Carlyn, Caro, Carola, Carole, Carline, Carin, Caren, Carey, Cari, Carie, Carolin, Caroll, Cary, Caryl, Cassi, Cassy, Carry, Carroll, Caron, Carrol and Cate are the popular alternative forms of Carri appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Carely, are seldom used. These relations of Carri reached the height of their popularity in the 1940s (adoption of 5.9%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 1%, 83.3%), with forms such as Kathi becoming somewhat dated. Caroline, Callie and Karlie are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carri, Callie, Caren, Carey, Cari in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carie, Carin, Carla, Carley, Carline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carly, Carlyn, Caro, Carol, Carola in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carole, Carolin, Caroline, Caroll, Caron in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caryl, Caryn, Cassi, Cassie, Cassy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cate, Catherine, Cathi, Cathie, Cathy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catrina, Charla, Karel, Karen, Kari in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karin, Karla, Karli, Karlie, Karol in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karon, Karri, Karyl, Karyn, Kassi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katherine, Kathi, Kati in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla, Carly, Caroline, Catherine, Karen outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karin, Katherine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carri is alike in pronunciation to Caera, Carah, Charo, Chiarra, Cora, Coree, Correy, Corrie, Kaara, Karie, Karrah, Karrie, Karry, Kary, Keri, Kerra, Kerrie, Kerry, Kiri, Kirra, Kori, Korri, Korrie, Korry and Kyrra. Other recommended names are Bari, Barri, Berri, Cai, Caiti, Cameri, Cami, Candi, Capri, Cardin, Carle, Carli, Carlia, Carlie, Carlis, Carmi, Carmia, Carmin, Carna, Carrina, Carrine, Carrisa, Carryn, Carys, Cayci (see Casey), Caysi, Cazzi, Cearra, Ceri, Cerria, Chari, Charli, Cheri, Cherri, Ciarra, Ciri, Clari, Clarry, Corrin, Gerri, Kapri, Lari, Mairi, Mari, Merri, Nari, Perri, Sari, Terri and Torri. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carri.

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