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What does Carilis mean?

Carilis Pronunciation of Carilis [car-ilis] as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Carilis is "free man". Carilis is an alternate form of Carol (Old German): originally a male name.


28 related forms via Carol: Carel, Carely, Cari, Cariel, Carla, Carley, Carlin, Carlina, Carline, Carlita, Carly, Carlyn, Carola, Carole, Carolee, Carolin, Carolina, Caroline, Caroll, Caroly, Carolyn, Carri, Carrie, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Karli and Karlie.

Creative forms:
(female) Calilis, Creilis, ..

(male) Carles, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carilis Gracelynn (C.G.), ..

How popular is Carilis?

Carilis is an unusual first name for women. Carilis is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Carilis (not ranked) are Cari, Carla (#873 from current records), Carley (#1106), Carline, Carly (#389), Carlyn, Carol (#1768), Carola, Carole, Carolee, Carolin, Carolina (#430), Caroline (#62), Caroll, Carolyn (#752), Carri, Carrie (#1680), Caryl, Karli (#1292) and Karlie (#815). Other forms, like Carel, are uncommon. These forms of Carilis reached the peak of their popularity 8 decades ago (median #1129) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1458, down 91%), with versions like Carly becoming less in vogue. Caroline and Karlie are two of the more fashionable baby names here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cari, Carla, Carley, Carline, Carly in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carlyn, Carol, Carola, Carole, Carolee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carolin, Carolina, Caroline, Caroll, Carolyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carri, Carrie, Caryl, Karli, Karlie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla, Carly, Carolina, Caroline outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amarilis, Cailie, Cailin, Caralia, Caralie, Caralin, Carilyn, Caris, Carisia, Carli, Carlia, Carlicia, Carlie, Carlis, Carlisa, Carlise, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlissa, Carlista, Carlyse, Charlisa, Corliss, Daralis, Darelis, Marilin, Marilis, Marilisa, Marlis and Sarilia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carilis.

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