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Meaning and name origin

Carlene \c(a)-rle-ne, car-lene\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Carlene is "free man". Carlene and Carline are feminine form of Carl or Charles. The Latin form Carlina has been used since 1803, while Carlene became popular in the US since 1919.

Carlene has 17 variant forms: Carlaena, Carleen, Carleena, Carlen, Carlena, Carlenna, Carlina, Carline, Carlyn, Karleen, Karlen, Karlena, Karlene, Karlin, Karlina, Karlyn and Karlynn.

For more information, see also related girl names Carly, Carla, Carol and Caroline.

Carlene is also pronounced similarly to Carlan, Carlein, Carlin, Carllen, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carlynne, Corlene, Karline and Karlyne. Other suggested similar baby names are Cailene, Caraline, Caralyne, Carilena, Carlana, Carlee, Carling, Carlyna, Carolena, Carolyne, Charleene, Charlena, Charlene, Charline, Charlyne, Darlene, Earlene, Harlene and Marlene.


Carlene is a very popular first name for females (#813 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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