Carley

Carley - A very unique female name



  Jun 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Carley appeared on the charts for the first time in 1972 on position #2397. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Carley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Carley? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Carley. The baby girl name Carley was given to 217 baby girls in 2012, ranking #953 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,513 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Carley peaked in popularity 23 years ago in 1996 on position 375.



Famous with this name

Christopher Carley
Kurt Carley
Carley Ishii


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Carley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Carley is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #376 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,504.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Carley is where you live.


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Carley origin and meaning

Carley is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Carley, pop culture references for the name Carley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Carley

We've found the following names that sound similar to Carley, sorted by popularity.

Carol / Cheryl / Carla / Carole / Carly / Charlie / Carlie / Carlee / Carli / Charla /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012953
2011872
2010752
2009702
2008637
2007547
2006547
2005482
2004504
2003516
2002488
2001450
2000410
1999439
1998386
1997378
1996375
1995412
1994409
1993424
1992408
1991483
1990776
1989865
1988750
1987825
1986810
19851004
1984892
19831049
19821034
19811253
19801767
19792213
19781928
19772195
19761696
19741601
19732672
19722397

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama376
Mississippi484
Iowa538
Louisiana541
Oregon611
Tennessee673
Georgia682
South Carolina715
Michigan728
Kentucky740
North Carolina765
New York791
Virginia822
Oklahoma859
Arizona889
Florida892
Pennsylvania917
Illinois929
Ohio929
Texas1246
California1504

Even more about Carley


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Carley a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Carley?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1996
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Carley
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 6,513
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1972
2012 births +217

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