• 3k Karey
First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
157
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Karey

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons Named Karey

Karey Kirkpatrick is a writer and director. Karey was born on December 14th, 1964 in Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Karey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1937 5 0 5
1941 5 5 0
1943 6 0 6
1944 6 6 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 10 5 5
1947 13 5 8
1948 14 8 6
1949 6 0 6
1950 16 10 6
1951 22 14 8
1952 20 7 13
1953 17 7 10
1954 25 18 7
1955 35 21 14
1956 33 22 11
1957 38 27 11
1958 40 33 7
1959 51 36 15
1960 54 32 22
1961 55 35 20
1962 57 38 19
1963 48 32 16
1964 46 38 8
1965 46 35 11
1966 60 44 16
1967 77 62 15
1968 93 82 11
1969 74 56 18
1970 94 80 14
1971 89 80 9
1972 95 90 5
1973 99 88 11
1974 109 92 17
1975 133 119 14
1976 123 109 14
1977 122 115 7
1978 80 71 9
1979 66 58 8
1980 77 70 7
1981 73 57 16
1982 71 63 8
1983 43 43 0
1984 44 35 9
1985 31 21 10
1986 45 29 16
1987 32 20 12
1988 22 17 5
1989 35 24 11
1990 39 26 13
1991 27 15 12
1992 37 26 11
1993 28 18 10
1994 30 22 8
1995 17 10 7
1996 34 28 6
1997 14 9 5
1998 13 13 0
1999 14 9 5
2000 6 6 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 12 6 6
2003 7 7 0
2004 6 6 0
2005 5 5 0
2008 5 5 0
2009 5 0 5
2015 5 5 0

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Popularity of Karey as a first name

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Popularity of Karey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karey U.S.
  White 73.89% 64.26%
  African American 14.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karey

People with the last name Karey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Karey

  • How Popular is the name Karey? Karey is the 5,402nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Karey was the 111,988th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Karey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,771 babies born with the first name Karey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karey to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1937 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Karey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karey is Saturday, August 11th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Karey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karey was in 1975 with a total of 119 babies.
  • Random Karey Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karey is not a popular baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Karey: Your name in reverse order is Yerak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akery. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 157 people with the last name Karey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karey? Karey is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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