[ 2 syll. car-ley, ca-rl-ey ] The baby girl name Carley is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced KAARLiy- †. Carley is of Germanic and English origin. It is used mainly in English.
Carley is a form of the English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Latin, and Scandinavian Carla in the English language.
Carley is also a spelling variant of the English Carly.
Carley is also a form of the English Carol.
Carley is also a form of the English, French, and Scandinavian Caroline.
Carley is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1998, 0.037% of baby girls were named Carley. It had a ranking of #389 then. The baby name has seen a marked drop in frequency since then, and is used only on a very light scale today. Within the family of girl names directly related to Carley, Caroline was the most popular in 2018. Carley has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Carley include Carlee, Carleigh, Carli, Carlie, Carly, Carlye, Karlee, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karly, Karlye, Caral, Carall, Carel, Carell, Carely, Carill, Carla, and Carleh.
† Pronunciation for Carley: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"