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Carrie meaning and name origin
Carrie \c(ar)-rie\ as a girl's name is pronounced KARE-ee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Carrie is "free man". Pet form of Caroline and occasionally other names beginning with Car-. The Irish surname Carey is used more for boys than for girls. Singer Carrie Underwood.Carrie has 9 variant forms: Caree, Carey, Cari, Carie, Carree, Carrey, Carri, Carry and Cary.
For more information, see also related names Kara, Cara, Carol and Carolyn. Baby names that sound like Carrie are Karrie and Corrie.
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Popularity of Carrie
Carrie is a very popular first name for women (#129 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#30644 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Carrie compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Carrie only.