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pinWhat does Carys mean?

Carys /ca-rys/ as a girls' 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 variants: Caris, Cerys and Karys.

Affiliated girl name: Carissa.

Carys has 15 more alternative forms via Charis, Gladys: Caressa, Carisa, Carisia, Carisse, Charesa, Charese, Chari, Charie, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charysse, Karas, Karis and Karisa.

Kreatif forms: Calrys, Charys, Corrys. [more]

pinHow popular is Carys?

Carys is an unusual first name for females. Carys is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Carys and corresponding names. Karis, Gladys, Cerys, Carissa and Carisa are the prominent related forms of Carys (outside Top 1000). Other forms, like Charisa, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Carys was at its highest 24 (adoption of 0.243%) and is now less, with forms such as Carissa becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

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

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

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Carys is pronounced similarly to Caress, Caresse and Karess. Other recommended similar baby names are Cacy, Cady, Cadye, Calyn, Camryn, Candys, Cara, Carah, Caree, Carel, Caren, Caresa, Carey, Cari, Carie, Carin, Carla, Carle, Carli, Carlis, Carly, Carlye, Carlyn, Carlyse, Carma, Carmi, Carmy, Carna, Caro, Carol, Caron, Carri, Carry, Carryn, Cary, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Caryn, Carynn, Cas, Cass, Casy, Caty, Cay, Caye, Cayse, Caysi, Ceres, Charyl, Chris, Claris, Clary, Cory, Coryn, Cris, Dorys, Erys, Eurys, Marlys, Marys and Nerys. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carys.