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Carey (boy)

What does Carey mean?

Carey Pronunciation of Carey [carey] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Carey) is a variant form of Cary.


Carey has 1 variant: Carrey.

1 feminine form: Carrie.

Creative forms:
(male) Casrey, Ciarey, ..

(female) Cacres, Cadet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carey Javian (C.J.), ..

How popular is Carey?

Carey is a very popular first name for men (#598 out of 1220, Top 49%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#547 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Carey reached its apex rank of #382 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carey name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Cary is the only other popular varying form of Carey listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Carey was at its peak 55 years ago (median #366).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carey, Cary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carey is pronounced similarly to Cairo, Carew, Carewe, Coree, Corey, Corie, Correy, Corry, Cory, Courey, Cowrey, Cowry, Currey, Curro, Curry, Kari, Keary, Kerrey, Kerry, Korey, Korrey, Korry and Kory. Other recommended names are Cabe, Cacey, Cadbey (see Cadby), Cadel, Cailey, Caley, Camren, Canby, Carden, Carel, Carl, Carley, Carly, Carmen, Carne, Carney, Carny, Caron, Carr, Caryl, Casey, Caycey, Charly, Claney, Clarey, Clarry, Cobey, Codey, Corby, Corley, Corney, Corty, Covey, Cree, Crew, Croy, Dacey, Dahey, Daley, Garey, Hardey, Harley, Kacey, Kasey, Larrey, Morey, Paley, Parrey, Ramey, Tavey, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carey.