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Carlin (girl)

What does Carlin mean?

Carlin Pronunciation of Carlin [car-lin] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Carlin) is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Carlin is "little champion".

Associated with: gaelic, little.

Variations

Carlin has 1 variant: Carling.

Related girl names: Carla, Carol and Caroline.

Creative forms:
(female) Crelin, ..

(male) Carlinon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carlin Julie (C.J.), ..

How popular is Carlin?

Carlin is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#2867 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Caroline (#62 a year ago), Carla (#873) and Carol (#1768) are the prominent variation forms of Carlin (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Carlin reached its highest during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 3.3%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.3%, 90%), with versions such as Carol becoming somewhat dated. Caroline is the most fashionable baby name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carla, Carol, Caroline in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Carlin is alike in pronunciation to Carlan, Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carlene, Carline, Carllen, Carlyn, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carlynne, Corlene, Karleen, Karlein, Karlen, Karlene, Karlin, Karline, Karlyn, Karlyne and Karlynn. Other recommended names are Cailen, Cain, Caitlin, Calie, Calin, Calli, Caraline, Carden, Carilena (see Caroline), Carilis, Carine, Carlana, Carlena, Carlenna (see Carlene), Carley, Carlina, Carlinda, Carlisa, Carman, Carmia, Carmie, Carmina, Carolan, Carolena, Carollyn, Caronn (see Karen), Carrie, Carylon, Cayelin, Caylia, Caylin, Caylyn, Charilyn, Charlaine, Charline, Charlynn, Charmin, Cheralin (see Cherilyn), Coraline, Coralyn, Corin, Corrin, Darlina, Darlyn, Darylin, Earline, Jaclin, Karlina, Karrin, Madlin, Marlis, Marlyn, Marrin and Marrlin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carlin.

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