What does Carlen mean?
Carlen [carlen] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the name Carlen means "free man". Carlen is an alternate spelling of Carlene (Old German). Carlen is also a variation of Caroline (Old German).
RELATED FORMS VIA CARLENE, CAROLINE Callie▲, Caraleen, Caraleena, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Cari▼, Carileen, Carilena, Carilyn, Carla▼, Carlaena, Carleena, Carlena, Carlenna, Carley▼, Carlina, Carlinda, Carlita, Carlota, Carly▼, Carlyna, Caro, Carol▼, Carola, Carolan, Carolann, Carole▼, Carolein, Carolin, Carolina, Caroll, Carollyn, Carolyn▼, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carri, Carrie▼, Carrolyn, Carry, Cary, Charla, Charleen, Charleena, Charlena, Charlene▼, Charline, Charlyne, Karaleen, Karalyn, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karla▼, Karlena, Karli, Karlie▲, Karlina, Karolin, Karolyn, Sharlena, SharleneCREATIVE FORMS
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How popular is Carlen?
Carlen is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#28407 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Carlen (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Callie (#196 IN 2015), Cari, Carla (#873), Carleen, Carlene, Carley (#1106), Carline, Carlota, Carly (#389), Carlyn, Caro, Carol (#1768), Carola, Carolann, Carole, Carolin, Carolina (#430), Caroline (#62), Caroll, Carolyn (#752), Carolyne, Carolynn, Carri, Carrie (#1680), Carry, Cary, Charla, Charleen, Charlene (#1532), Charline, Charlyne, Karla (#510), Karleen, Karlene, Karli (#1292), Karlie (#815), Karolyn and Sharlene. Other forms, like Karolin, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Carlen was well-received 75 years ago (ADOPTION OF 5.6%) and is now much diminished (ADOPTION 0.6%, ▼89%), with forms such as Carley becoming less trendy. Callie, Caroline and Karlie are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names among these. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)
Carlen is alike in pronunciation to Corlene, Karline and Karlyne. Other recommended names are Caelan, Caelyn, Cailene, Caleen, Callan, Calley, Caralee, Cardin, Cardon, Careena, Caren, Carena, Carey▼, Cariel, Carlia, Carlie, Carlla, Carlonda, Carmon, Carolee, Caroyln, Carree, Carren, Carron, Carson, Caryle, Casen, Catlin, Catreen, Cayleen, Cayley, Charle, Charlea, Charlee▲, Charleene, Charley▲, Charlina, Charlyn, Charlynn, Cherlyn, Coralena, Coralyn, Coren, Corlee, Corley, Dareen, Darien, Darleen, Darlena, Darlene▼, Darlyn, Earleen, Galen, Harlea, Harlene, Harley▲, Karen▼, Karlee▲, Karley, Karren, Laren, Larsen, Madlen, Maren, Marien, Marleen, Marlena, Marlyn▼, Marrlen, Sareen, Taren and Tarren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carlen.See names in meaning and etymology.