Carey Name Meaning & Origin

Carey

Pronunciation: KA-ree (key)

Origin of the name Carrie:

Originally a pet form of Caroline (full-grown), Carey is now commonly bestowed as an independent given name and is often confused with the Irish Kerry (black-haired one). The name is also used as a pet form of the various names beginning with the element Car-.

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Famous real-life people named Carey

Carey Torrice, Politician and Private Investigator
Carey Lowell, actress.
M. Carey Thomas, feminist and educator.
Carey Mulligan, English actress.

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