Carey
Origin/Usage
Gaelic, Irish
Pronunciation
KER-ee
Meaning
Ciardha's descendent
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Carey originates in Irish language and means "Ciardha's descendent". Initially, it functioned as a surname and as a surname it is used until today. Later on, however, it started being used as a masculine and feminine given name as well, currently, it is much more popular for girls.

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