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Variant spelling of Cary, used mainly as a girl's name, under the influence of Carrie. In Irish use, it is sometimes a transferred use of the surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Ciardha (‘descendant of Ciardha’) or Mac Fhiachra (‘son of Fiachra’).
991st in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
42,960
to be exact
Mississippi
has the most people named Carey per capita
1975
marked the height of its popularity
46%
54%
20%
55+
69%
30-54
10%
13-29
1%
0-12

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