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Name Carrie

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

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About the name Carrie in particular

Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Caroline
US 2014 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Barrie, Carlie, Carri, Callie, Caprice, Cari, Carin, Carine, Carlee, Carli     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Carrie

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

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Scotland 2008 176
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 257,  1980-1989 78,  1970-1979 411960-1969 132
USA yearlyGraph2008 998,  2007 996,  2006 864,  2005 838,  2004 809,  2003 737,  2002 754,  2001 588,  2000 504,  1999 456,  1998 420,  1997 368,  1996 320,  1995 310,  1994 275
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