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Carrie Meaning


What does Carrie mean?

The name Carrie is of German origin.

The meaning of Carrie is "free man, strong".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "strong".

Carrie is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ca-rrie.

The Given Name Carrie

Carrie is a form of Caroline. See Caroline for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Carrie, is one of timelessness and cheerfullness.

Daring yet delightful, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

A bold name that will be brilliant to parents.

Carrie falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Carrie Anne Moss, and Carrie Fisher.

Carrie Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,768 in baby name popularity for girls with 115 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,669 in baby name popularity for girls with 128 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Carrie has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Carrie Name Popularity Page.

Carrie Related Names

Carrie is a form of Caroline.

The names Karri, Karrie, Karry, Karrye are all forms of Carrie.

Famous Carries

  • Carrie ~ 1 hurricane, 1 storm
  • Carrie Anne Moss ~ Actress
  • Carrie Fisher ~ Actress
  • Carrie Pipperidge ~ Carousel character

Carrie Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Carrie.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Carrie are often evergreen and sharp-witted but most of all they are read more >>

Carrie Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Carrie in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Carrie.

Just for fun, see the name Carrie in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Carrie in Nautical Flags page.