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, Cerry, and Karrie, as well as various other spellings. Related names may include Carol, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, or Carolynne.

Persons[edit]

Given name
  • Carrie Acheson (born 1934), Irish Fianna Fáil politician
  • Carrie Akre (born 1966), American musician best known for her work with Seattle underground bands Hammerbox and Goodness
  • Carrie Ann Inaba (born 1968), American dancer, choreographer, television dance competition judge in Dancing with the Stars, actress, game show host, and singer
  • Carrie-Anne Moss (born 1967), Canadian actress
  • Carrie Barton (born 1976), American synchronized swimmer
  • Carrie Bebris, American author, journalist and novelist
  • Carrie Best (1903–2001), Black Canadian journalist and social activist
  • Carrie Bethel (1898–1974), Native American basket weaver associated with Yosemite National Park
  • Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1862–1946), American singer, pianist, and songwriter
  • Carrie Bowman (1887-1971), American Broadway actress
  • Carrie Borzillo (born 1970), American music and entertainment journalist and author
  • Carrie Brown (author) (born 1959), American novelist and professor
  • Carrie Brown (murder victim) (died 1891), murdered New York prostitute, once suggested as a murder victim of Jack the Ripper
  • Carrie Brown, sports correspondent on Al Jazeera English
  • Carrie Brownstein (born 1974), American musician, writer, actress, and comedian
  • Carrie Chapman Catt (1859–1947), American women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920
  • Carrie Williams Clifford (1862–1934), American author and activist in the women's rights and civil rights movements
  • Carrie Coon (born 1981), American actress
  • Carrie Crowley (born 1964), Irish actress, Gaeilgeoir and former radio and television presenter
  • Carrie Cunningham (born 1972), American tennis player
  • Carrie Cutter (1840–1862), American nurse
  • Carrie Daniels (basketball), American college basketball coach
  • Carrie Daumery (1863–1938), Dutch-born American film actress
  • Carrie Davis (born 1976), British sports TV broadcaster
  • Carrie Delahunt (born 1981), Canadian curler
  • Carrie Derick (1862–1941), Canadian botanist and geneticist, the first female professor in a Canadian University, and the founder of McGill University's Genetics Department
  • Carrie Barefoot Dickerson (1917–2006), American activist who led citizen efforts to stop construction of the proposed Black Fox Nuclear Power Plant in Oklahoma
  • Carrie Dobro, American actress
  • Carrie Donovan (1928–2001), American fashion editor
  • Carrie Englert (born 1957), American gymnastics champion in floor exercise and balance beam and Olympian
  • Carrie Everson (1842–1914), American metallurgist, inventor and patented processes for extracting metals from ore using the flotation process
  • Carrie Fisher (1956–2016), American actress, writer, producer, and humorist
  • Carrie Hope Fletcher (born 1992), English singer, songwriter, actress primarily in musical theatre, author and vlogger
  • Carrie Genzel (born 1971), Canadian actress, producer and writer
  • Carrie Graf (born 1967), Australian basketball coach
  • Carrie Grant (born 1965), British vocal coach, television presenter, and session singer
  • Carrie Hamilton (1963–2002), American actress, singer, and playwright
  • Carrie L. Hoyt (1866–1950), American lawyer, politician and the Mayor of Berkeley, California
  • Carrie Ingalls (1870–1946), writer of Little House books
  • Carrie Jones, American author in young adult fiction
  • Carrie Kei Heim (born 1973), American actress, lawyer, and writer
  • Carrie Keranen, American voice actress, production manager, producer and voice director
  • Carrie Lam (born 1957), Hong Kong SAR Government administrator and current Chief Secretary for Administration
  • Carrie Lightbound (born 1979), Canadian sprint kayaker
  • Carrie Manolakos, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • Carrie M. McLain (1895-1973), American writer
  • Carrie Allen McCray (1913–2008), African-American writer
  • Carrie Messner (born 1977), American long-distance runner
  • Carrie Judd Montgomery (1858–1946), American editor, philanthropist, woman preacher, faith healer, evangelist, radical evangelical, and writer
  • Carrie Morgridge (born 1967), American philanthropist and author
  • Carrie Nahabedian (born 1958), American chef
  • Carrie Nation (1846–1911), American woman who was a radical member of the temperance movement, which opposed alcohol before the advent of Prohibition
  • Carrie Neely (1877/78 –1938), American tennis player
  • Carrie Newcomer, American singer, songwriter and author
  • Carrie Ng (born 1963), Hong Kong actress
  • Carrie Nye (1936–2006), American stage and film actress
  • Carrie Marcus Neiman (1883–1953), American businessperson and one of the cofounders of Neiman Marcus, a luxury department store
  • Carrie Oeding (born 1978), American poet
  • Carrie Olver (born 1967), Canadian TV personality
  • Carrie Prejean (born 1987), American beauty pageant and model
  • Carrie Preston (born 1967), American actress, producer and director
  • Carrie Pringle (1859–1930), Austrian-born British soprano singer
  • Carrie Quigley (born 1970), Australian sport shooter
  • Carrie Quinlan, British actress, comedy writer and journalist
  • Carrie Rickey (born 1952), American feminist, art and film critic
  • Carrie Rodriguez (born 1978), American singer-songwriter
  • Carrie Russell (born 1990), Jamaican sprinter
  • Carrie Ruud (born 1952), American politician and member of the Minnesota Senate
  • Carrie Babcock Sherman (1856–1931), wife of U.S. Vice President James S. Sherman
  • Carrie Savage (born 1980), or Carrie Daniels, American theatre, film, and TV actress, who is mostly known for her work as a voice actress
  • Carrie Scott, American curator, director and art writer
  • Carrie Sheinberg (born 1972), American alpine skier
  • Carrie Smith (1925–2012), American blues and jazz singer
  • Carrie Smith (sailor) (born 1995), Australian sportswoman and competitive sailor
  • Carrie Snodgress (1945–2004), American actress
  • Carrie Snow, American stand-up comedian, television comic writer
  • Carrie Steinseifer (born 1968), American swimmer and Olympian
  • Carrie Stevens (born 1969), American model, actress, and entrepreneur
  • Carrie G. Stevens (1882-1970), American fly fisher and fly lure tier
  • Carrie Tollefson (born 1977), American middle distance runner
  • Carrie Turner (actress) (1863-1897), American stage actress
  • Carrie Underwood (born 1983), American country music singer, songwriter and actress
  • Carrie Clark Ward (1862–1926), American actress of the silent era
  • Carrie Weaver, American author of contemporary romance novels
  • Carrie Mae Weems (born 1953), American photographer and artist who works with text, fabric, audio, digital images, and installation video
  • Carrie Worthley (born 1983), Australian netball player
Surname
  • Alex Carrie, Scottish football (soccer) player
  • Colin Carrie (born 1962), Canadian politician and Member of Parliament
  • T.J. Carrie (born 1990), American football cornerback
Fictional characters
  • Carrie Black (OITNB), recurring character in Orange Is the New Black
  • Carrie Bradshaw, a fictional 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, a fictional character from the NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives
  • Carrie Heffernan, a fictional character on the American sitcom The King of Queens
  • Carrie Kelley, a fictional character from Frank Miller's graphic novels Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and its sequel Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again
  • Carrie Mathison, a fictional character and the protagonist of the American television drama/thriller series Homeland
  • Carrie Nicholls, a fictional character in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale
  • Carrie Owen, a fictional character from the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks
  • Carrie Sharples, a fictional character in the television series Alice
  • Carrie Turner (character), a character in the American television drama 24. See List of minor characters in 24
  • Carrie White, a title character and protagonist of Stephen King's novel Carrie

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