Carys

Carys - A very unique female name



  Jun 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Carys, meaning love, appeared on the charts for the first time in 2003 on position #1850. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Carys and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Carys? 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 Carys. The baby girl name Carys was given to 67 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1758 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 21,093 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Carys peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2004 on position 1226.



Famous with this name

Carys Eleri
Carys Hakin
Carys Kemp


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Carys is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Carys is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #636 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,947.

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 Carys is where you live.


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Carys origin and meaning

Carys is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means love. To see famous people named Carys, pop culture references for the name Carys and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Carys

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

Carissa / Chris / Cherish / Charisse / Cruz / Charissa / Cherise / Chrissy / Crissy / Carisa /

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
20121758
20111663
20102022
20091747
20081396
20071579
20061263
20051833
20041226
20031850

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia636
Pennsylvania1118
New Jersey1207
New York1505
Georgia1516
Texas1663
Illinois1691
California1947

Even more about Carys


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 Carys 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 Carys?

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
2004
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Carys
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 21,093
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 2003
2012 births +67

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