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Carly Name Meaning and Origin

Carly Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Free, strong, modern

Name Origin


The name Carly means 'free' and 'strong'. It is a modern and trendy name that conveys a sense of independence and power. The name Carly is derived from the English language.

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Carly Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Carly is a smooth and easy-to-pronounce name, with a pleasant flow.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Carly create a balanced and rhythmic pronunciation.

Famous People Named Carly

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● Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for hits like 'Call Me Maybe'. She gained international fame and critical acclaim for her music.

● Carly Simon

Carly Simon is an American singer-songwriter known for her classic hits such as 'You're So Vain'. She is a Grammy Award winner and a music icon.

● Carly Pope

Carly Pope is a Canadian actress who has appeared in popular TV shows and movies like 'Popular' and 'Elysium'. She is known for her versatile acting skills.

Carly Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Carly

The name Carly does not have strong negative cultural connections. However, some may associate it with certain stereotypes of 'Carly' characters in media, such as being portrayed as overly confident or self-centered.

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