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.
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).
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).
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.