Name Carys

Name Carys

Carys is a pretty Welsh girl’s name that is popular throughout Wales and beyond.

Meaning of the Name

The name Carys comes from the Welsh word for love ‘caru’. Other similar names include Cerys, Ceri and Caryl.

Popularity of Carys

According to the latest government statistics Carys is the 6th most popular Welsh girl’s name for babies in Wales and is 48th position over all slightly behind Cerys in 43rd position.

You can see more popular names in our Top 10 Welsh Baby Girls Name.

Famous People

Famous people with the name Carys include the following:

  • Carys Douglas – Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones’ daughter
  • Carys Davies – is a Welsh writer
  • Carys Lane – is a soprano singer


Are you considering other name for your baby? Then see our comprehensive list of Welsh girls names and try our interactive names tool so you can try Carys along with your surname and other Welsh names.

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