"dark, black"

Carey Origin and Meaning

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

Variously spelled trendy name in the 1970s that hasn't even been in the Top 1000 in a decade.

# 904 in the US

Carey Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Carey

  • Philadelphia Carey Scropewife of an English West March Warden
  • Carey MulliganEnglish actress
  • Carey LowellAmerican actress and model
  • Carey WallaceAmerican author
  • Carey Corden (b. 2014)daughter of English actor and TV host James Corden and wife Julia Carey
  • Julia Careywife of James Corden
  • Mariah CareyAmerican singer

Carey in Pop Culture

  • Carey Marshcharacter in the novel "Green Grass of Wyoming" (Flicka series, #3), by Mary O'Hara.
  • Carey Martincharacter on "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody," portrayed by Kim Rhodes.
  • Carey Violet Benskinprotagonist of the novel "If You Find Me".