Cary Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Cary:
Transferred use of the surname originating from an English place-name derived from an old Celtic river name of uncertain meaning. Some believe it to be from the Gaelic caraich (to move, to stir) or caraidh (movement). Var: Carey.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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