What does Carleen mean?
Carleen \c(a)-rleen, car-leen\ as a girls' name is of Old German and Latin derivation, and the name Carleen means "free man". Carleen is a variant of Carla (Old German): feminine of Carl and short form of Caroline. Carleen is also a variation of Carlene (Old German). Carleen is also used as a derivative of Carly (Latin), Carol (Old German), Charlotte (Old German).
Carleen▼ has 22 more related variations via Carla, Carlene, Carly, Carol, Caroline, Charlotte: Caraleen, Caraleena, Carileen, Carlaena, Carle, Carleah, Carlee▼, Carleena, Carleeza, Carlena, Carlenna, Carleta, Carley▼, Carlie▼, Carlye, Carolee▼, Carolein, Charleen▼, Charleena, Karaleen, Karlee▲ and Sharleen.
Carleen is a very prominent first name for females (#1592 out of 4276, Top 37%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Carleen for girls. Carleen was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #749 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Carleen and affiliated names. Carla (#864 last year), Carlee (#829), Carlene, Carley, Carlie (#966), Carly (#357), Carol, Carolee, Caroline (#58), Charleen, Charlotte (#10), Karlee (#693) and Karlene are the popular related forms of Carleen. These girl names reached the top of their popularity in 1992 and have become significantly less popular since, with versions like Carla, Carlee, Carley, Carlie and Charleen becoming somewhat dated. Carly (#357), Caroline (#58), Charlotte (#10) and Karlee (#693) are four of the more trendy baby names in this list, and there is also a resurgence in birth name usage for Caroline and Charlotte. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Caileen, Caleen, Careen, Carolien, Carreen, Catleen, Cayleen, Charleene, Charlien, Darleen, Earleen, Harleen and Marleen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carleen.