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Ranked #858


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #526).

What does the name "Carly" mean?

Carly (American): Diminutive form of Carlotta

The name "Carly" is of American origin and it means "Diminutive form of Carlotta". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

A is for activities, for you have many.

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

L is for love, everlasting.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ylrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cyalr". 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.

How popular is the name "Carly" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carly" is not a popular baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 20 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 1,108 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Carly popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Carly in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Carly

Carly Fiorina

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


Carly Simon

Carly Simon is a singer-songwriter, musician, actress, and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1964 to present. Carly was born in 1945 as Carly Elisabeth Simon in New York City, New York, United States.


Carly Pope

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


Carly Schroeder

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


Carly Patterson

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


Carly Colón

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


Past life for Carly born Jul 4, 1956

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 North of Latin America approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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