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Carey (countable and uncountable, plural Careys)

  1. A placename
    1. A place in England, United Kingdom; Any of several place names in south-west England.
    2. Ellipsis of Carey Island; An island in Nunavut, Canada, in the James Bay, off the coast of Quebec.
  2. (countable) A surname​.
    1. An English habitational surname from either of these placenames.
    2. An Irish surname, from Irish, anglicized from the Gaelic Ó Ciardha.
    3. A Celtic surname, from Welsh, derived from Carew.
  3. (countable) A unisex given name
    1. A male given name transferred from the surname.
    2. A female given name, variant of Cary.

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