What does Carrie mean?
Carrie /car-rie/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced KARE-ee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Carrie is "free man".
Carrie▼ has 27 more alternative forms via Caroline: Callie▲, Caralin, Caraline, Carla▼, Carlan, Carleen▼, Carlein, Carlen, Carlene▼, Carley▼, Carlin, Carlina, Carline, Carlita, Carllen, Carly▲, Carlyn, Carlyne, Caro, Carol▼, Carola, Carole▼, Carolin, Caroll, Charline▼, Karli▼ and Karlie▼.Kreatif forms: Canrie, Carria, Carrid. [more]
How popular is Carrie?
Carrie is a very popular first name for females (#129 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#24873 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Carrie for girls. Carrie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #22 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent related forms of Carrie listed in the Top 1000 are Caroline (#58 last year), Callie (#186), Carly (#357), Kara (#442), Cara (#672), Carolyn (#742), Carla (#864), Karlie (#885), Carri, Charline, Karli, Cary, Carol, Cari, Carey, Carie, Carleen, Carley, Carlene and Carole. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3955%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1807%, down 54.3%), with forms like Carley, Cara, Carla, Carolyn and Karli falling out of fashion. Callie (#186), Caroline (#58), Carly (#357) and Kara (#442) are four of the more trendy girl names in this list, and there is a revival in baby name popularity for Callie and Caroline. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Carrie and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Carrie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Corie, Corri, Corrie▼, Karie, Karri, Karrie▼, Kerrie▼ and Korrie. Other suggested similar baby names are Barrie, Carlie▼, Carmie, Carrin, Carrine, Cerria, Charie, Cherie▼, Cherrie, Clarrie and Harrie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carrie.