Carys Name Meaning & Origin

Carys

Pronunciation: KA-ris (key)

Origin of the name Carys:

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

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Carrie, Cerys, Charis, Karis

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Comments and insights on the name Carys

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

Sick name, call your child this now to get in there before everyone starts naming their daughters Carys after me when I'm rich and famous

Personal experiences with the name Carys

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.
Carys is undoubtedly the best name, all the best people are called Carys, Carys is the funniest girl I know

Nicknames for Carys

Carrie
Ris
Care
Nobody ever came up with a decent nickname for me, absolutely fuming, ended up calling myself Cakey aged 8 but thankfully threw in the towel on that one

Meanings and history of the name Carys

Welsh: love
Universal: The Bee's Knees

Famous real-life people named Carys

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have a daughter named Carys.
Me hahah what a comedian amirite ladies

Carys in song, story & screen

One of Simon's ex-girlfriends in 'Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda' is briefly mentioned and she's called Carys, the only time I've ever come across my name in any form of media except a WillNE video, absolutely shrieked, she wasn't mentioned in the film they made based on the book though (Love, Simon)

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