Carly meaning

: free man.

Carly Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \c(a)-rly, car-ly\
Number of People 👶 64,000
Rate in 2021 1202
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 English
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Carly Name Meaning

Carly is a name of Old German origin that translates to "free man." It's a name that carries a sense of independence and strength, symbolizing a person who is unbound and free-spirited. It's a name that suggests resilience, individuality, and courage.

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Carly Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Carly
The name Carly originated from Old German, where it was used as a feminine form of Charles. It later transitioned into use as a first name, particularly in English-speaking countries. The name gained significant popularity in the United States in the late 20th century, largely due to the fame of the singer-songwriter Carly Simon.

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Additional name description Carly
The name Carly is most famously associated with Carly Simon, the American singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the 1970s with hits like "You're So Vain." It's also the name of Carly Rae Jepsen, the Canadian singer known for her hit song "Call Me Maybe."
In terms of personality traits, individuals named Carly are often perceived as strong, independent, and creative. They are as who are not afraid to express themselves and follow their own path.
As for popularity, according to the Social Security Administration, Carly has been a consistently popular name for girls in the United States over the past few demonstrating a lasting appreciation for this classic, strong, and independent name.
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01/14/2024 00:00:00

My name is Carly I didn't like it at all when i was younger but now I think It's an awesome name. It's also a name you don't hear all the time which is good.

01/14/2024 00:00:00

My name is Carly and I love it and It'suits me and also my hair lol I have curly hair ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

12/17/2023 08:24:24

My name is Carly and its fine! Rarely pronounced wrong, rarely meet othe's/in class with othe's with the'same name'so It's never confusing, but you can NEVER find the name on any key chain, souvenir, etc.

12/06/2023 07:36:46

This is my name and I think it makes the most sense in ter's of pronunciation, but people always spell it wrong and try to give you nicknames, which I hate

11/21/2023 22:17:36

i love having the name carly, anyone (which is rare) who has my name im usually shocked and get really excxited. i also love the'show iCarly. i like the fact that my name is a little common but not overly common like a name like brittney or meghan

10/01/2023 12:50:30

My name is Carly and I'm 32. This is my full name, not short for anything. I love this spelling and to me, all other'spellings look funny. I have loved having this name and It's worked for me at all ages and in my professional life.

09/12/2023 18:36:14

i feel the'same as the person who left the last coment .....i was named after carly simon too....i didn't like my name that much wheni was young but now that i am older i do.

09/05/2023 07:55:10

My name is Carly. I am an adult and I have never thought of my name as little girly. I love it!

08/14/2023 09:51:30

i love my name, whenever im being introduced to someone i always have to repeat my name a few times and always get called kylie or kayleigh! ive only ever met 3 other carlys in my life!

07/19/2023 21:06:00

My name is Carly and only some people spell it wrong like Carley or Karly but it doesn't bother me that people spell it wrong, I absolutely love my name now because when I was younger I thought that it was a popular name but now I I know it is an uncommon name!

07/15/2023 06:53:30

my name is karlie rose, and i have not encountered many other people with my name. I find that karlie is a very string name, so i like that'something as feminine as rose is attached it. everyone who knows me thinks that my name'suits me.

06/06/2023 08:37:08

My best friend is named Karly with a K. I call her Kurly Fries. :D

05/28/2023 23:00:40

hey my name is carly and my freinds call me carlz and carlos and sometimes carlyflower i love my name'sometimes but sometimes i hate it but i love that its unique and the meaning 'a free women and the girl version of charles.

05/15/2023 06:08:58

My name is Carly and I have loved this name my whole life, now once in a while rude people make nasty comparisons to Carly Rae Jepson but idc I just ignore 'em

05/06/2023 12:01:08

The name Carolina makes me think of "North" and "South" Carolina. Much prefer the name "Caroline".

05/03/2023 09:04:38

My name is Carlea and everyone spells it wrong and pronounces it wrong when'they first meet me. I like it though cause i dont know anyone else who spells it this way

04/30/2023 23:46:08

I love the name Carly, it is not too long and not too short and is very unique, however you may have a hard time finding merchandise with the name Carly on it, I certainly do!

04/24/2023 01:25:40

I love my name and I think that you should name your kid carly. It is creative and can be spelled many ways.

04/12/2023 05:14:14

I like my name because as a few other people have said it isnt crazy unique or uncommon but its also not overly used or too common. Its short, pretty and elegant. Perfect for a little girl but also a sophisticated women.

04/06/2023 11:41:50

I dont like my name I think its to little girly but it fits me cuz i am a little girl and its starting to grow on me.

01/13/2023 13:28:54

my name is carly and 6 year old and i love going ballet dancing

01/08/2023 11:13:26

Everyone spells my name wrong ! ilove my name though

12/12/2022 01:12:24

My Name is Carly and I love it ! It's such a girly name and also very cute, If I'm out meeting other people etc. I'm always complimented on how lovely my name is.

11/06/2022 08:48:52

My name is Carly and when I was little I HATED my name... in Kindergarden I decided to change it from Carly to Melinda (my grandfather "Mel" said I should have a name that would have a nickname like his) :) I'm in my mid twenties now and have since changed my name back to Carly and wouldn't have it any other way. Even'though it is reletively uncommon, I have had 3 friends throughout my life that have also been named Carly! You're right about not being able to find it on anything though...

10/06/2022 09:34:10

My name'spelt carleigh and you wouldnt belive the variations i get with spelling and pronounciation etc.

09/13/2022 06:42:26

I was named after Carly Simon. Throughout school some people did mis-pronounce it and at a younger age I didn't care for it much. Now that I'm older I love it because It's rare to find another Carly, even spelled the'same. It's inter'sting when I do.

08/31/2022 20:15:18

i just named my daughter Carli and i love it, it fits her but someone just recently had a daughter as well and named her Karlee which i hate that'spelling but i love my daughters name and wish she was the only one with that name

07/28/2022 03:36:18

Carly is a pretty name,but too little girly.You could use Charlotte or Charlene as a proper name for your daughter Carly,so she won't have to use this name when she is 30.

06/19/2022 01:43:48

I love my name, but the only downside is that I am ALWAYS called Kylie, and I really dislike this name!!

06/18/2022 02:51:18

I'm called Carly, everyone compliments me on how cute it is

06/16/2022 22:29:24

HI'my names carly, I love my name It's very unique because only 58,522 girls in the world are called carly out of 7 billon or so I get mocked at school because my name'starts with 'car' so the make car noises like I'm some silly old car and they make fun of me because of carly rey Jepson and iCarly and make silly girly noises but I don't give nothing I love my name it is so unique special and my mum was going to call me Teagan but I'm so glade she didn't.

05/19/2022 00:55:12

My name is Karlie and I love it. My brother was 2 years old and pretended he had a little friend named Karlie. When I was born they named me Karlie. Probably my mother'spelled it that way because she liked unusual spellings.( Julie and Karlie are spelled about the'same way.) A friend from church about 5 years older'spells her name Karley. "K" is a pretty letter to write.I was born in 1965 so I have had that name way before is was common. I do have to spell my name quite often'to people because they usually spell it Carly.

03/29/2022 20:46:48

Well, people do say it wrong! They call me Angelina or Angelica or Angela or anything that'starts with angel! Angeline is a Greek name and it means Heavenly Messenger. Long ago when I was in the'second grade my teacher told me Heavenly Messenger meant angel so I was happy but back in the'second grade we had a job called messenger where you would deliver'something to the office and when'the boys in my class found out they would make fun of me by saying Heavenly Messenger will you bring me a pizza❤️ I didn't like that but in third grade they for got all about it! Most people call me Angeline but my friends call me Angie. I don't think It's too bad to have the name Angeline so I'm fine with it because second grade was long ago!

03/18/2022 08:27:00

So I spell my name Karly instead of the usual Carly, but I don't mind it because I don't know that many girls with the name Karly. I do get called iCarly almost daily and it annoys me, but I think that Karly is such a beautiful name and at times it can sound childish but I still think that it is a really nice name and not that many people that I know have that name.

01/23/2022 20:42:18

My name is Carly, and I hate it. The'sound is awful and It'seems childish. i've come to hate it when people call me by my name.

01/17/2022 03:39:54

My name is Carly and I hate it there are no nicknames for it unless you like the name car and It's too little girly so, please if you are thinking of naming your kid Carly don't just don't

12/15/2021 18:49:48

My name is Carly. No one pronounces it wrong, but they pronounce my full name (caroline) wrong. They think It's like 'Lynn', short i, but It's 'Line', long i!

11/03/2021 20:19:48

My name is Carly, and I absolutely despise it! ever'since the popular Nickelodean TV show "iCarly" came out, that's all i've been called. Teache's, Peers, doesn't matter. To them I'm either iCarly or Carlos. I am neither a boy nor the'star of a TV show my little sister watches. This name is to common and boring, and unless spelled with a "K", to me, is not pretty at all. I like the'sound, but not the'spelling. Karli would be a much better choice, in my opinion. either way, I'm changing my name when I'm old enough.

08/29/2021 12:13:48

hI'my name is carly and i love my name but i have never met anyone with the name carly. i love my name also because carlie loyed the'soccer player. and when we are bikeing on the road my mom says "car! car!" ( like car ther's a car) haha gotta love my name. my mom was going to name me gorga and I'm sooooo glad she didn't.

08/28/2021 17:00:54

My names carly,and I love the second name is wailes and I normaly get mocked&people; say 'carly wailes smells of snails' its childish name calling,but its a thumbs up for me!

07/18/2021 23:47:42

I like Carly spelled with a K. Karly. I have a son and his name'starts with K, so I wanted to make their names similar.

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Carly?
The origin of the name Carly is English.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Carly?
free man.
*️⃣ How many people are named Carly?
Almost 64000 people are named Carly.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Carly?
The names of Hannah, Maria, Katherine, Carly, Karla