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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 957 949 8 #20 girl name
1881 964 958 6 #20 girl name
1882 1,043 1,037 6 #22 girl name
1883 1,108 1,108 0 #21 girl name
1884 1,250 1,245 5 #22 girl name
1885 1,288 1,283 5 #22 girl name
1886 1,403 1,396 7 #21 girl name
1887 1,344 1,344 0 #23 girl name
1888 1,653 1,647 6 #24 girl name
1889 1,553 1,547 6 #27 girl name
1890 1,518 1,510 8 #29 girl name
1891 1,350 1,342 8 #36 girl name
1892 1,593 1,588 5 #35 girl name
1893 1,464 1,451 13 #36 girl name
1894 1,458 1,452 6 #39 girl name
1895 1,463 1,463 0 #42 girl name
1896 1,396 1,388 8 #45 girl name
1897 1,371 1,365 6 #46 girl name
1898 1,376 1,371 5 #47 girl name
1899 1,354 1,346 8 #46 girl name
1900 1,717 1,711 6 #48 girl name
1901 1,252 1,247 5 #48 girl name
1902 1,376 1,376 0 #50 girl name
1903 1,261 1,252 9 #52 girl name
1904 1,286 1,280 6 #54 girl name
1905 1,295 1,288 7 #58 girl name
1906 1,194 1,188 6 #62 girl name
1907 1,294 1,283 11 #61 girl name
1908 1,249 1,239 10 #66 girl name
1909 1,282 1,276 6 #66 girl name
1910 1,390 1,381 9 #70 girl name
1911 1,289 1,281 8 #78 girl name
1912 1,587 1,580 7 #82 girl name
1913 1,527 1,517 10 #90 girl name
1914 1,808 1,798 10 #91 girl name
1915 1,983 1,968 15
1916 2,175 2,159 16
1917 2,084 2,073 11
1918 2,142 2,130 12
1919 2,199 2,180 19
1920 2,119 2,108 11
1921 2,094 2,081 13
1922 2,131 2,120 11
1923 1,939 1,928 11
1924 2,068 2,054 14
1925 2,050 2,024 26
1926 1,879 1,859 20
1927 1,804 1,788 16
1928 1,664 1,651 13
1929 1,528 1,511 17
1930 1,481 1,466 15
1931 1,327 1,307 20
1932 1,407 1,395 12
1933 1,280 1,264 16
1934 1,270 1,259 11
1935 1,290 1,277 13
1936 1,189 1,182 7
1937 1,196 1,177 19
1938 1,136 1,121 15
1939 1,088 1,076 12
1940 1,104 1,092 12
1941 1,042 1,031 11
1942 1,195 1,187 8
1943 1,142 1,136 6
1944 1,030 1,022 8
1945 992 985 7
1946 1,082 1,071 11
1947 1,177 1,170 7
1948 1,174 1,174 0
1949 1,113 1,107 6
1950 984 978 6
1951 1,068 1,063 5
1952 1,115 1,110 5
1953 1,288 1,280 8
1954 1,315 1,308 7
1955 1,220 1,213 7
1956 1,537 1,530 7
1957 2,160 2,155 5
1958 2,593 2,577 16
1959 2,975 2,966 9
1960 3,158 3,148 10
1961 3,188 3,179 9
1962 3,040 3,031 9
1963 2,823 2,817 6
1964 2,984 2,974 10
1965 2,492 2,484 8
1966 2,475 2,475 0
1967 3,205 3,196 9
1968 3,987 3,979 8 #86 girl name
1969 3,893 3,886 7 #94 girl name
1970 4,995 4,975 20 #73 girl name
1971 6,001 5,977 24 #55 girl name
1972 5,437 5,423 14 #53 girl name
1973 5,858 5,836 22 #46 girl name
1974 6,452 6,435 17 #42 girl name
1975 7,880 7,858 22 #29 girl name
1976 8,019 7,994 25 #28 girl name
1977 8,690 8,663 27 #28 girl name
1978 7,346 7,319 27 #35 girl name
1979 6,376 6,357 19 #41 girl name
1980 5,792 5,763 29 #46 girl name
1981 5,111 5,093 18 #55 girl name
1982 5,206 5,187 19 #57 girl name
1983 4,318 4,297 21 #65 girl name
1984 3,710 3,691 19 #78 girl name
1985 2,947 2,940 7 #96 girl name
1986 2,575 2,562 13
1987 2,401 2,388 13
1988 2,210 2,205 5
1989 1,968 1,957 11
1990 1,707 1,707 0
1991 1,465 1,465 0
1992 1,284 1,284 0
1993 1,115 1,115 0
1994 1,013 1,013 0
1995 896 896 0
1996 876 876 0
1997 744 744 0
1998 629 629 0
1999 582 582 0
2000 534 534 0
2001 430 430 0
2002 320 320 0
2003 345 345 0
2004 310 310 0
2005 303 303 0
2006 308 308 0
2007 267 267 0
2008 264 264 0
2009 236 236 0
2010 180 180 0
2011 150 150 0
2012 154 154 0
2013 174 174 0
2014 149 149 0
2015 125 125 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Carrie baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 266,639 babies born with the name Carrie in the United States. That's more than enough Carries to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 957 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carrie" was in 1977 with a total of 8,663 babies. (That's a lot of baby Carries)

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carrie" ranks #27 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 165 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 7,346 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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Where is the name Carrie popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Carrie

The name "Carrie" is of American origin, and it means "Short form of names in Car-". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood is a singer, songwriter, and actress specializing in country and country pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Carrie was born in 1983 as Carrie Marie Underwood in Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher is an actress, novelist, screenwriter, and performance artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1973 to present. Carrie was born in 1956 as Carrie Frances Fisher in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

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Carrie Stevens

Carrie Stevens is a playboy playmate . Carrie was born in 1969 in Buffalo, New York.

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Carrie Grant

Carrie Grant is a vocal coach, singer, and tv presenter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Carrie was born in 1965 as Caroline Vanessa Gray in Enfield, England, UK.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Carrie

Carrie Bradshaw-crowther
Carrie Brownstein
Carrie And Lowell
Carrie Anne Moss
Carrie Diaries
Carrie Bradshaw

Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

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

R is for realist, the way you are.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Your name in reverse order is "Eirrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Irrace". 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 Carrie born Jul 9, 1927

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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 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

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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