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Girl Name: Carley

Name: Carley
Pronunciation: \c(a)-rley, car-ley\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Carley's also a boy name)
Meaning: free man
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Carlee, Carle, Corley, Karley
Similar Names: Calley, Carey, Carrey, Carlen, Cayley, Caley, Cailey, Charley, Earley, Harley, Marley
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2730
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7692


Carley \c(a)-rley, car-ley\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Carley), is a variant of Carla (Old German), Carly (Latin), Carol (Old German) and Caroline (Old German), and the meaning of Carley is "free man".

The baby name Carley sounds like Carlee, Carle, Corley and Karley. Other similar baby names are Calley, Carey, Carrey, Carlen, Cayley, Caley, Cailey, Charley, Earley, Harley and Marley.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Carley.


Carley is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2730 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7692 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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