Cari name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Welsh, Old Welsh, Turkish, English, Germanic and Old Greek
Usage: English, Welsh, Turkish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Cari c(a)-ri
Meaning: Beloved, Man, Pure, Abbreviation of Caridad, Dear, Darling, A Star in the Orion Constellation, Love and Flowing Like Water
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What does Cari mean?

Popular unisex name Cari is of Turkish, Old Greek, Germanic, English, Welsh and Old Welsh origin and is used in Turkish, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, English, Welsh and Finnish languages, meaning of Cari is "Beloved, Man, Pure, Abbreviation of Caridad, Dear, Darling, A Star in the Orion Constellation, Love or Flowing Like Water".

Cari is a variant of famous and evergreen Carol. Carol is variation of CharlesCarolus. Carol is an abridged form of Caroline. Carol is English form of Caroline. Also Carol is English form of Carole.

Meaning of Carol is Husband and Form of Carolyne came from Germanic, English and Old High German. Cari is form of illustrous Karine. Karine is form of illustrous Carina. Also Karine is variation of predominant Karin.

Karine is also variation of predominant Karina. Karine is form of Carine in English and German languages. Also Karine is equivalent of Cara in English language. Karine is also English and German equivalent of Carine.

Karine is also form of Carina in German language. Karine is also form of Karen in Russian and French languages. Karine is also form of Karina in English language. Well-Liked Karine is originated from Latin, Old Greek and Italian, Karine means "Beloved and The Pure".

Cari is variation of outstanding Ceri. Widespread Ceri has its origin in Welsh, Ceri means "Beloved and The Element Car Which Means Love" is commonly used in Welsh. Cari is variant of eternal and popular Caroline.

Caroline is version of predominant and conifer Coralie. Caroline is resulted from Charles. Also Caroline is derivation of Charlotte. Caroline is equivalent of Carolina in Danish language. Well-Liked Germanic and Old High German Caroline, meaning of Caroline is "Carl and Beautiful Woman".

Cari is variant form of immutable and preeminent Carey. Carey is version of desirable and conifer Cary. Specifically used in Irish and English well-liked, Carey came from Old Welsh and Old Irish, meaning of Carey is "Descendant of Ciardha and Castles on the Survivors".

Cari is variant form of celebrated Carissa. Carissa is variant of frequently used Charis. Also Carissa is variant form of preeminent Charissa. Carissa is shortened form of Cara. Carissa's meaning is Grace and Kindness is of Italian, Old Greek and Greek origin.

How do I pronounce Cari?

The proper pronunciation of two syllabled Cari is c(a)-ri.

Variants of Cari

Caria, Carey, Carissa, Carol, Caroline, Ceri, Karine, Cary, Care, Carri, Charis, Charissa, Carese, Carie, Carolus, Carole, Caral, Carelle, Caro, Carola, Carleen, Jocarol, Carollou, Coralie, Carolina, Arline, Carla, Carina, Karin, Karina, Carine, Cara, Karen, Caitlin, Cate, Catheryn

How popular is the name Cari?

a popular name in United States having over 12635 recievers in 84 years of usage. At the peak of its usage in 1976, the moniker grabbed the 379th spot and 541 baby girls were given the name.

In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 12 times Cari is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 1000 names.

In 2007, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 919 on girl names chart when 33 babies were named Cari. Over 431 babies in England and Wales have been named Cari.

Cari is a common name in Indonesia, Nepal and Canada while somewhat familiar name in India, Brazil, Peru, England, Spain, South Africa, Cambodia and Wales. According to our research, at least 30000 people have been bestowed Cari around the globe.

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Cari in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Cari

There isn't a person you can't charm. It's hard for you to connect with new people and let them inside your world but you are not a closed person. You are the one of the most sensitive person but it doesn't mean you are weak. You are all about adventure and travel. You tend to play cold so you don't get hurt. People who know you describe you as driven and ambitious. You hate people who play hard to get.

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Sibling Names for Cari

Choosing a name for your little one can be an exciting adventure. If you've decided on the name "Cari," but are struggling to find sibling names that complement it, we've got you covered! Check out our list of adorable and unique names that pair perfectly with Cari.

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Famous people named Cari

  • Cari Lekebusch, Swedish electronic music producer and DJ based
  • Cari M. Dominguez, United States's 12th Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Cari Groce, former coach of Texas Tech's women's tennis team
  • Cari Anne Warder in General Hospital as Actress
  • Carissa Loethen in The 2015 Grammy Awards as
  • Carisa Dahlbo in Episode #1.46 as Actress
  • Carin Baer in Odd Girl Out as Camera and Electrical Department
  • Carissa Brown in Changing Rooms Volume 1 as Actress
  • Caris Rianne in Why Are You Sad as Director
  • Caris Eves in Are You Model Material? as
  • Carina Persson in Playboy: Playmates at Play as
  • Caridad Bravo Adams in Corazón salvaje as Writer
  • Carina Lidbom in Sunes sommar as Actress
  • Cari Beauchamp in movie The Day My God Died as Writer
  • In 1999, Cari Lucas portrayed the role of Anastacia in flick Inkslingers.
  • Cari Sanders portrayed the leading character of Zoey in 2009 horror flick Shellter.


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