As a noun carid
is (zoology) any member of the caridae.
As a verb caried is
(zoology) Any member of the Caridae.
A surname, a less common spelling of Carey.
(male) transferred from the surnames.
A diminutive of the female given name Caroline.
The name of several towns in the United States:
* 1849 Charlotte Brontë: Shirley : Chapter XXV:
*: "My sister gave it to me - my only sister, Cary . Would that your aunt Caroline had lived to see her niece!"
* 1999 Ian Rankin: Dead Souls ISBN 0312974205 page 246:
*: "You'll laugh when I tell you my name. All I can say is, nobody consulted me ."
*: "Why, what's your name?" Laughing now as he stepped past her into the hall.
*: "Cary ," he told her. "After the actor. Only I've never managed to be quite so suave."