MeaningCarey is a gender-neutral name and is of Irish origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means he lives in the fortress. As a unisex name, this name is popular with both boys and girls. The name is currently in the top 750 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 1992.
Carey can be used for both boys and girls.