Carys Name Meaning & Origin

Carys

Pronunciation: KA-ris (key)

Origin of the name Carys:

Derived from the Welsh caru (love) and the suffix -ys.

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Comments and insights on the name Carys: | Edit

Beautiful name - rhyme it with Paris. This is rare, but the meaning is as sweet or more so than the name.

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I have a cousin names Carys, her sister's name is Lowri (pronounced Laori). They are both beautiful names and very popular here in Wales.

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Carrie
Ris
Care

Meanings and history of the name Carys: | Edit

Welsh: love

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Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have a daughter named Carys.

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