Carys meaning, girlCarys

Rate Carys: Do you like this name?

Get kreatif with Carys | Add to list (0)

Meaning and name origin

Carys \c(a)-rys, car-ys\ as a girl's name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Carys is "love". From "caru". It is pronounced the same way as Charis. Modern coinage, similar to names such as Gladys.


Carys has 3 variant forms: Caris, Cerys and Karys.

For more information, see also the related girl name Carissa.


Carys is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Carys for girls. Carys reached its highest rank of #81 in Canada in 2004. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carys name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Carys and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gladys, Charis, Cerys, Carys and Carissa. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carissa, Gladys in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carissa, Carys, Cerys, Charis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carys is also pronounced similarly to Caress, Karas and Karis. Other suggested similar baby names are Caresa, Carisa, Cary, Caryl, Caryn, Ceres, Chris, Cris and Marys. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carys.