Carrie (name)

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Carrie is a female given name in English speaking countries, usually a pet form of Caroline or Carolyn. Other spellings include Kari, Karie, Kerry, Carri, Karri, Kerri, Keri, Cerry, and Karrie, as well as various other spellings. Related names may include Carol, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, or Carolynne.

It is also a surname.

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Fictional characters[edit]

  • Carrie Black (OITNB), a recurring character in Orange Is the New Black
  • Carrie Bradshaw, a lead character of the HBO romantic sitcom Sex and the City, as well as the CW series The Carrie Diaries, portrayed by actresses Sarah Jessica Parker and AnnaSophia Robb, respectively
  • Carrie Brady, on the NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives
  • Carrie Heffernan, on the American sitcom The King of Queens
  • Carrie Kelley, in Frank Miller's graphic novels Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and its sequel Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again
  • Carrie Mathison, protagonist of the American television drama/thriller series Homeland
  • Carrie Nicholls, in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale
  • Carrie Owen, in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks
  • Carrie Sharples, in the television series Alice
  • Carrie White, title character and protagonist of Stephen King's novel Carrie

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