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Popularity
61k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Carly

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • #858 All Time
Girls
Boys
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How popular is the name "Carly" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1951660
1952770
1953550
1958660
1960550
1969880
1971660
197275750
19732462406
19743713710
19753193190
19763453450
19774014010
19785505500
19796826748
19807527520
198193692610
19821,2601,24911
19831,1591,1590
19841,3291,3227
19851,3171,3107
19861,2031,18914
19871,4121,4120
19881,6091,59613
19891,5661,55511
19901,7841,7777
19912,3462,3388
19922,4732,4676
19932,3712,3647
19942,3312,3238
19952,5832,5830
19962,5162,5115
19972,3402,3355
19982,2682,2626
19991,8271,8270
20001,9611,9610
20011,8391,8336
20021,5901,5900
20031,7621,7620
20041,9341,9259
20051,7471,7470
20061,3501,3500
20071,3271,3216
20081,6831,6830
20091,5071,5070
20101,4371,4370
20111,2741,2740
20121,1081,1080
20131,0151,0150
20149099090

Want to know about the populiarty of Carly? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 60,857 babies born with the name Carly in the United States. That's more than enough Carlies to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carly" was in 1995 with a total of 2,583 babies. (That's a lot of baby Carlies)

According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carly" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 43 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 2,473 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Carly" mean? The list below shows the origins of Carly as well as things modernly associated with the name Carly such as celebrities named Carly.

American

Origin and Meaning of Carly

The name "Carly" is of American origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Carlotta". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina is an officeholder. Carly was born in 1954 as Cara Carleton Sneed in Austin, Texas, United States.

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Carly Simon

Carly Simon is a singer-songwriter, musician, actress, and writer specializing in pop rock, soft rock, folk, and adult contemporary music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1964 to present. Carly was born in 1945 as Carly Elisabeth Simon in New York City, New York, United States.

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Carly Pope

Carly Pope is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to 2014. Carly was born in 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Carly Schroeder

Carly Schroeder is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Carly was born in 1990 as Carly Brook Schroeder in Valparaiso, Indiana, U.S.

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Carly Patterson

Carly Patterson is a gymnast. Carly was born in 1988 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

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Carly Colón

Carly Colón is a professional wrestler. Carly was born in 1979 as Carlos Edwin Colon Jr. in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ylrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yclar". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Carly born Sep 11, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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