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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

Languages of use:English
US 2014 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
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
Variants' top ranks:1:Charlotte Australia/NSW 2013,  1:Karl Sweden 2014,  2:Lotte Netherlands 2007,  2:Karlo Croatia 2008,  3:Carlos Colombia 2011,  4:Charlie England+Wales 2012,  4:Caroline Denmark 2008,  4:Karolína Czechia 2012,  5:Carolina Portugal 2013,  5:Carla Spain 2008
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, Karol, Karola, Karoliina, Karolin, Karolina, Karolína, Karoline, Lien, Lotta, Lotte, Lotti, Lottie, Carl, Carlito, Carlo, Carlos, Charles, Charlie, Charly, Chaz, Chuck, Kaarlo, Kale, Kalle, Karel, Karl, Karlis, Karlo, Karol, Károly   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Carley

USA decades 1990-1999 474
USA yearlyGraph2013 875,  2012 938,  2011 890,  2010 755,  2009 729,  2008 633,  2007 547,  2006 552,  2005 486,  2004 510,  2003 525,  2002 488,  2001 456,  2000 410,  1999 444,  1998 389,  1997 381,  1996 3761995 418,  1994 411