Carrie Origin and Meaning
The name Carrie is a girl's name meaning "free man".
Carrie lives on mainly on the screen, as the new/old antiheroine of Stephen King's classic Carrie, as turn-of-the-21st-century diva Carrie Bradshaw of Sex & The City, and as Claire Danes' Emmy-winning character Carrie Mathison of Homeland. In real life, however, Carrie dropped off the Top 1000 a handful of years ago and, while the name retains some charm, shows no signs of making an imminent comeback. Try Cara instead.
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Famous People Named Carrie
- Carrie Frances FisherAmerican actress and author
- Carrie Rachel BrownsteinAmerican musician and actress
- Carrie Amelia Moore NationAmerican temperance leader
- Carrie PrestonAmerican Actress
- Carrie Marie UnderwoodAmerican country music singer
- Caroline Vanessa "Carrie" GrantEnglish vocal coach and TV presenter
- Carrie Hope FletcherEnglish singer, actress and Youtuber
- Carrie Minetta JacobsBond, American singer and songwriter
- Carrie Clinton Lane Chapman CattAmerican suffragist
- Caroline Michelle "Carrie" PrejeanAmerican model; Miss USA runner,up 2009
- Carrie BickmoreAustralian TV presenter
- CarrieAnn Inaba, American dancer and TV personality
- Carrie LucasAmerican R&B singer
- CarrieAnne Moss, Canadian actress
- Caroline Celestia "Carrie" Ingalls Swanzeysister of American novelist Laura Ingalls Wilder
- Caroline "Carrie" SnodgressAmerican actress
- Carrie Anne SavageAmerican voice actress
- Carrie SheinbergAmerican skier
- Caroline "Carrie" St. Louisamerican actress.
Carrie in Pop Culture
- Carrie Bradshawmain character in TV's "Sex and the City"
- Carietta "Carrie" Whitemain character in movie/book "Carrie" by Stephen King
- Carrie Donovancharacter in TV's "Townies"
- Carrie Mathisonmain character in TV's "Homeland"
- Carrie Heffernancharacter in TV's "King of Queens"
- Carrie Rawlinscharacter in movie "Bedknobs and Broomsticks"
- Carrie "Big Boo" Blackcharacter in TV's "Orange is the New Black"
- Carrie Bishopminor character in TV's "Veronica Mars"
- Caroline Forbescharacter in TV's "Vampire Diaries," rarely called Care/Carrie
- Carrie Annecharacter in movie "House at the End of the Street"
- Dr. Carrie Romancharacter on TV's Nurse Jackie
- Carriepsycho nanny on TV's "One Tree Hill"
- Carrie Sullivancharacter in Rachael Allen's "The Revenge Playbook"
- "Carrie Anne" song by The Hollies
- Carriea mute slave in Octavia Butler's "Kindred"