"dark, black"

Carey Origin and Meaning

The name Carey is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dark, black".

Carey is a surname name that works equally well on babies of all genders - Jazz great Carey Bell and motorcross champion Carey Hart are just two examples of how handsome this name can be for a boy.

# 961 in the US

Carey Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Carey

  • Carey HartAmerican motocross
  • Carey BellAmerican blues musician
  • Carey PriceCanadian ice hockey player
  • Carey WilsonCanadian ice hockey player
  • Carey Davismayor of San Bernardino, Ca.

Carey in Pop Culture

  • Carey Bellcharacter played by Eric Lively on TV's "So Weird"
  • "Carey" song by Joni Mitchell
  • Carey Mahoneycharacter in the "Police Academy" Film series & Animated Series