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pinWhat does Carys mean?

Carys /ca-rys/ [2 sylls.] 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 36 more alternative forms via Charis, Gladys: Caressa, Carisa, Carisia, Carisse, Carrissa, Chareese, Charesa, Charese, Chari, Charice, Charie, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charisha, Charissa, Charisse, Charista, Charysse, Cherise, Glad, Gladdis, Gladdys, Gladi, Gladis, Gladyss, Gwladus, Gwladys, Gwyladyss, Karas, Karis, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Karrisa and Sherisa.

Kreatif forms: Calrys, Charys, Corys. [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. Gladys, Karis, Karissa, Cherise, Charisse, Carissa, Cerys, Charissa and Carisa are the prominent related forms of Carys (outside Top 1000). Forms like Karas are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in the year 1990 (usage of 0.2112%) and is now significantly less, with the forms Karissa, Carissa and Gladys becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carisa, Carissa, Charissa, Charisse, Cherise in U.S.

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

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

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Carys is pronounced similarly to Caress. Other recommended similar baby names are Caresa, Cary, Caryl, Caryn, Ceres, Chris, Cris and Marys. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carys.