US Popularity:7038
Meaning:Pure; dark; pleasant stream
Cary is a gender-neutral name of Welsh origin, meaning "pure." It is a variation of Carey and may be used for both boys and girls. Hollywood actor Cary Grant and British actress Carey Mulligan showcase this name's suitability for both genders. Cary also has ties to Ireland, where it means "dark" or "pleasant stream." With so much to work with, Cary offers you a world of possibilities when naming your little one. From celebrating their innocence to encouraging them towards a benevolent nature, Cary ticks many boxes.

Cary Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Cary is currently #7038 in U.S. births
Boy:Cary is currently #7367 in U.S. births
Girl:Cary is currently #26944 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2018
+ 282
from 2017
In comparison to the previous year's data
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