[ 2 syll. car-ry, ca-rry ] The baby girl name Carry is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as KAERiy †. Carry has its origins in the Italian, English, and Germanic languages. It is used largely in English.
Carry is a form of the English, German, and Italian Cara.
Carry is also a form of the English Carol.
Carry is also an English diminutive of the English, French, and Scandinavian Caroline.
Carry is also a spelling variant of the English Carrie.
Carry is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1906 with 0.005% of baby girls being named Carry. It had a ranking of #972 then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then, and is used on a very light scale now. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Carry, Caroline was the most widely used. Carry has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Carry: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Carry is Activist, Carry Nation, born Carrie Amelia Moore 25 November 1846 - 9 June 1911, Garrard County, Kentucky.