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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary
  1. inflection of kára:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative plural
    3. accusative plural
    4. vocative plural

Notable Persons Named Kary

Kary Mullis is a scientist in the field of molecular biology. Kary was born on December 28th, 1944 in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States.

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Kary Ng is a pop rock, chinese rock, c-pop, and synthpop singer-songwriter and actor. She plays Guitar, Piano, Western concert flute, Drum kit, and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 2002.

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Kary Arora is a bollywood, breakbeat, funky house, and sheet music disc jockey and composer. She plays Phonograph, Sampler (musical instrument), and Keyboard instrument. Her ongoing career started in 1997. Kary was born Kary Arora on January 7th, 1977 in Chandigarh.

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Kary was born in 1979.

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Kary Vincent is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 1995. Kary was born on September 19th, 1969 in Port Arthur, Texas.

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Kary was born in 1914 in Prague. He left this life in 1993.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kary

Douglas was born on December 29th, 1951 in Dickinson, North Dakota.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 6 0 6
1918 7 0 7
1920 8 0 8
1922 7 0 7
1924 6 0 6
1931 8 0 8
1932 7 0 7
1934 5 0 5
1936 12 5 7
1937 10 0 10
1938 5 5 0
1939 8 0 8
1940 5 5 0
1941 6 0 6
1942 12 0 12
1943 19 10 9
1944 20 6 14
1945 11 0 11
1946 21 7 14
1947 31 12 19
1948 22 9 13
1949 25 10 15
1950 29 13 16
1951 26 13 13
1952 19 0 19
1953 31 9 22
1954 47 19 28
1955 48 22 26
1956 48 25 23
1957 63 31 32
1958 77 27 50
1959 69 30 39
1960 70 23 47
1961 91 53 38
1962 87 39 48
1963 92 42 50
1964 81 40 41
1965 65 24 41
1966 67 30 37
1967 94 60 34
1968 89 48 41
1969 76 38 38
1970 90 52 38
1971 108 67 41
1972 98 76 22
1973 63 45 18
1974 82 52 30
1975 88 65 23
1976 76 52 24
1977 94 64 30
1978 73 51 22
1979 68 47 21
1980 42 27 15
1981 61 40 21
1982 58 38 20
1983 51 37 14
1984 39 29 10
1985 59 34 25
1986 41 23 18
1987 35 24 11
1988 45 22 23
1989 42 27 15
1990 43 27 16
1991 28 17 11
1992 36 26 10
1993 35 23 12
1994 27 20 7
1995 29 22 7
1996 21 12 9
1997 24 15 9
1998 16 16 0
1999 22 14 8
2000 15 15 0
2001 22 22 0
2002 25 20 5
2003 15 15 0
2004 12 12 0
2005 6 0 6
2006 14 14 0
2007 17 17 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 12 12 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 9 9 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Kary as a first name

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Popularity of Kary as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kary U.S.
  White 90.94% 64.26%
  African American 2.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kary

People with the last name Kary are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kary

  • How Popular is the name Kary? Kary is the 4,889th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kary was the 29,041st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kary have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,345 babies born with the first name Kary in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kary to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kary? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kary first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kary is Saturday, December 24th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Kary born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kary was in 1972 with a total of 76 babies.
  • Random Kary Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kary is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Kary: Your name in reverse order is Yrak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kyra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kary? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 817 people with the last name Kary.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kary? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kary as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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