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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.

Carrie is also pronounced similarly 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.

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Popularity of Carrie

Carrie is a very popular first name for females (#129 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#30644 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Carrie name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Carrie with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Carrie name in U.S.
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