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Name Carley

Origin:From a Old High German word for man, husbandTools:

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About the name Carley in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
US 2013 rank:#875     ... 873:Laurel, 874:Scarlette, 875:Carley, 876:Dixie, 877:Miya ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Carey, Carlee, Carly, Charley, Harley, Harley, Karley, Marley, Marley, Adley     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Carley

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, female:diminutive of Charles and thus also a female form of this name
Info about origin, female:the variant Carol is probably chosen by parents because of the common English word carol (Christmas song)
Info about origin, male:old Germanic name
 known from the famous king Charles the Great, also called Charlemagne (8th/9th century AD)
 only in the 19th century the name became really popular
Words:karal = the man, the husband  Old High German
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:1:Charlotte Australia/NSW 2013,  2:Lotte Netherlands 2007,  4:Charlie England+Wales 2012,  4:Caroline Denmark 2008,  4:Karolína Czechia 2012,  5:Carolina Portugal 2013,  5:Carla Spain 2008,  6:Carlos Peru 2012,  7:Charles England+Wales 1904,  7:Carol England+Wales 1954
Somehow related to:Charles
Old/original forms:Carolus Latinized
Name variants:Carla, Carlee, Carleigh, Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carlina, Carlota, Carlotta, Carly, Carol, Carola, Carole, Carolien, Carolin, Carolina, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carri, Carrie, Carry, Charla, Charlee, Charleen, Charleigh, Charlene, Charlène, Charley, Charli, Charlie, Charline, Charlott, Charlotta, Charlotte, Karla, Karlee, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karlotta, Karly, Karola, Karoliina, Karolin, Karolina, Karolína, Karoline, Lien, Lotta, Lotte, Lotti, Carl, Carlito, Carlo, Carlos, Charles, Charlie, Charly, Chaz, Chuck, Kaarlo, Kale, Kalle, Karel, Karl, Karlis, Karol, Károly   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Carley

SeriesRankings
USA decades1990-1999 474
USA yearly2013 875,  2012 938,  2011 890,  2010 755,  2009 729,  2005 483,  2002 491,  2001 457,  2000 416,  1999 451,  1998 389,  1997 381,  1996 3761995 418,  1994 411