Infographic of Cary name meaning, which is “He who is manly,” from the Greek kanjon, a kernel or a nut, in allusion to the male testicles.
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Cary Name Popularity

How popular is the name Cary? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 704 5 0.0013%
1912 0 0%
1913 1,076 5 0.0009%
1914 1,180 5 0.0007%
1915 1,046 12 0.0013%
1916 823 24 0.0025%
1917 881 22 0.0022%
1918 926 22 0.002%
1919 909 23 0.0022%
1920 819 32 0.0029%
1921 705 50 0.0044%
1922 754 42 0.0038%
1923 817 33 0.0029%
1924 899 27 0.0023%
1925 1,000 18 0.0016%
1926 1,000 18 0.0016%
1927 897 26 0.0023%
1928 1,079 15 0.0014%
1929 1,084 14 0.0014%
1930 899 23 0.0022%
1931 1,055 13 0.0013%
1932 1,123 11 0.0011%
1933 745 31 0.0033%
1934 907 19 0.002%
1935 864 21 0.0022%
1936 719 34 0.0035%
1937 770 28 0.0028%
1938 654 47 0.0046%
1939 593 59 0.0058%
1940 493 99 0.0093%
1941 446 133 0.0118%
1942 440 161 0.0127%
1943 395 199 0.0152%
1944 391 200 0.0161%
1945 403 185 0.0152%
1946 377 260 0.0176%
1947 369 307 0.0184%
1948 327 383 0.024%
1949 331 389 0.0242%
1950 324 406 0.0252%
1951 326 401 0.0237%
1952 327 409 0.0234%
1953 349 356 0.0201%
1954 320 473 0.0259%
1955 331 455 0.0247%
1956 316 515 0.0273%
1957 268 757 0.0393%
1958 311 555 0.0294%
1959 282 751 0.0395%
1960 284 748 0.0395%
1961 313 590 0.0313%
1962 273 761 0.0415%
1963 277 735 0.0409%
1964 282 721 0.041%
1965 285 657 0.0402%
1966 262 732 0.0469%
1967 286 600 0.0395%
1968 286 631 0.042%
1969 304 588 0.0382%
1970 328 544 0.0342%
1971 337 509 0.0339%
1972 390 367 0.0269%
1973 394 345 0.0266%
1974 458 261 0.0201%
1975 408 317 0.0247%
1976 433 280 0.0217%
1977 496 228 0.0169%
1978 543 186 0.0138%
1979 599 156 0.0111%
1980 615 149 0.0102%
1981 629 135 0.0092%
1982 665 118 0.0079%
1983 700 100 0.0068%
1984 660 120 0.0081%
1985 626 149 0.0098%
1986 690 121 0.008%
1987 685 128 0.0084%
1988 776 98 0.0063%
1989 761 119 0.0074%
1990 855 97 0.0059%
1991 861 97 0.006%
1992 999 71 0.0044%
1993 1,189 47 0.003%
1994 1,098 59 0.0038%
1995 1,443 29 0.0019%
1996 1,642 20 0.0013%
1997 1,533 27 0.0018%
1998 1,698 22 0.0015%
1999 2,073 12 0.0008%
2000 1,951 16 0.001%
2001 2,194 11 0.0007%
2002 2,205 11 0.0007%
2003 2,913 5 0.0003%
2004 2,498 7 0.0005%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 2,596 7 0.0004%
2008 2,606 8 0.0005%
2009 3,041 5 0.0003%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 2,546 7 0.0005%
2013 2,596 6 0.0004%
2014 0 0%
2015 2,942 5 0.0003%
2016 2,489 8 0.0006%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 2,555 6 0.0004%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Carey

A variant form of Caradoc.

Carrey

What names sound like Cary?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Carr

From the swampy place.

Scandinavian

Cory

English

Gary

Spear

English


What names are similar to Cary?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Carroll

Man

German

Charles

Free man

German


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