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The name Cary is of English origin, and means stream.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Cary has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Cary
Use of the Name Cary for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
22,904 16,050 2,205 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Cary has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Cary last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1992, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Cary
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188042917  
188150712  
1882517137537
188360410  
18846709  
188544317  
188652013  
18876419  
188848616  
188959211  
18906759  
18917158  
189264811  
189346216  
189446818  
189564411  
189642621  
189765611  
189870610  
18997958  
190075512  
190168710  
190265812  
19037989  
190469312  
190567113  
190659516  
190770614  
190874813  
190953224  
191060223  
191167422  
1912    
191393128  
1914    
191583954  
191698942  
191785856  
191894350  
191986658  
192085663  
192178773  
192290659  
192388559  
192488761  
192594451  
1926    
192792655  
1928    
1929    
193090754  
193197146  
193299344  
193383954  
193481159  
193578961  
193665080  
193770173  
1938586100  
193958996  
1940502135  
1941444173  
1942428205  
1943380260  
1944381246  
1945386239  
1946372302  
1947363355  
1948319436  
1949325444  
1950324441  
1951324445  
1952325458  
1953343404  
1954321505  
1955335491  
1956314555888126
1957268787979112
1958313590917126
1959283776926127
1960286758990118
1961314625980121
1962275783  
1963279767972119
1964282748  
1965285690  
1966264764  
1967289629970111
1968286662925125
1969304622939128
1970331568863155
1971334545779186
1972387413836157
1973396384843154
1974459306777177
1975405359721205
1976430325782182
1977496270872165
1978544231  
1979610197  
1980625195  
1981629186  
1982652177  
1983682157  
1984644178  
1985624198  
1986666181  
1987682177  
1988745161  
1989750172  
1990816156  
1991880143  
1992967124  
Totals:  22,904 2,601

During the last 125 years, parents have used Cary as a boy's name about 89% of the time and less frequently (about 10% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Cary appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 108 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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