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What does Carolien mean?

Carolien Pronunciation of Carolien [car-olien] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and Carolien means "free man". Carolien is an alternate spelling of Carolyn (Old German).


Carolien has 4 variants: Carolynn, Carylon, Karolyn and Karolynn.

2 more alternative forms via Carolyn: Caroyln and Carrie.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Carolien Maelyn (C.M.), ..

How popular is Carolien?

Carolien is an unusual given name for women. Carolien is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Carolien (not ranked) are Carolyn (#752 the previous year), Carolynn, Carrie (#1680), Carylon and Karolyn. Other forms, like Karolynn, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Carolien was more pronounced among parents 75 years ago (median #598) and has become significantly reduced since. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carolyn, Carolynn, Carrie, Carylon, Karolyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carolien and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carolien is pronounced similarly to Caraleen, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralynn, Carileen, Carilyn, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carolein, Carolin, Caroline, Carollyn, Carolyne, Carolynne, Carrolyn, Coralin, Karaleen, Karolin and Karoline. Other recommended names are Cahlie, Caileen, Cailen, Caitlen, Caitlin, Caitlinn, Caleen, Calen, Calin, Caraleena, Caralie, Caralyne, Careen, Cariel, Carilena (see Caroline), Carle, Carlein, Carlen, Carley, Carlin, Carlina, Carling, Carllen, Caroly, Carwen, Catalin, Catelinn (see Caitlin), Catleen, Catlin, Cayelin, Cayleen, Caylen, Caylie, Caylin, Charelynn (see Cherilyn), Charilynn (see Cherilyn), Charleene, Charlena, Charlien, Cheralin (see Cherilyn), Cherilin, Cherylinn (see Cheryl), Darien, Darleen, Harleen, Harlie, Haroldene, Karleen, Karlen, Karlin, Marlies, Marrlen, Marylin and Nerolie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carolien.

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