What does Carolin mean?
Carolin [car-olin] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the name Carolin means "free man". Carolin is an alternate form of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Carolin is also a form of Caroline (Old German).
Carolin has 32 variants: Caraleen, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carileen, Carilyn, Carilynne, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carolein, Carollyn, Carolyn▼, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Carrolyn, Karaleen, Karaline, Karalyn, Karalynne, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karolin, Karoline, Karolyn, Karolyne, Karolynn and Karolynne.
55 more alternative forms via Carol, Caroline: Callie▲, Carel, Carely, Cari▼, Carilena, Carilis, Carla▼, Carlan, Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carlene▼, Carley▼, Carlin, Carlina, Carlinda, Carline, Carlita, Carllen, Carly▼, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Caro, Carola, Carole▼, Carolee, Carolena, Caroliana, Carolina, Carolinda, Caroll, Caroly, Carri, Carrie▼, Carrol, Carrola, Carroll, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Charline, Charmain, Karalina, Karlein, Karlen, Karli, Karlie▲, Karlina, Karol▼, Karole, Karolina, Karolinka and Karolyna.Creative forms:
(female) Caolin, Corolin, ..
(male) Middle name pairings:
Carolin Sarahi (C.S.), ..
How popular is Carolin?
Carolin is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3394 out of 4276, Top 79%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#70679 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Carolin was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #1620 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Carolin appearing in the Top 2000 are Caroline (#62 the previous year), Callie (#196), Carly (#389), Carolina (#430), Carolyn (#752), Karlie (#815), Carla (#873), Carley (#1106), Karli (#1292), Karoline (#1605), Carrie (#1680), Karolina (#1712), Carol (#1768), Karolyn, Carrol, Carri, Charline, Karole, Karol, Carolynne, Caryl, Carroll, Caroll, Carlyn, Caro, Carline, Carlene, Carleen, Carola, Carolann, Cari, Carolyne, Carolee, Carole and Carolynn. Other forms, like Karalynne, are uncommon. These relations of Carolin were at the height of their popularity during 1940-1949 (average #1088) and have become significantly less popular since (#1630, ▼89%), with forms such as Carla becoming somewhat dated. Caroline has been the most popular choice, although Karlie seems to be getting popular too.
Carolin is pronounced similarly to Carolien, Carylon, Coralin, Coraline▲ and Coralyn. Other recommended names are Caelin, Caetlin, Cailin, Caitlin▼, Calin, Caralia, Caralie, Cardin, Carin, Carlana, Carlena, Carli, Carlia, Carlie, Carling, Carlis, Carmin, Caron, Caronn (see Karen), Caroyln, Carrin, Catalin, Catlin, Cayelin, Caylin, Charalin (see Cherilyn), Charalyn, Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charelyn, Charilyn, Charlien, Charlina, Charlyn, Cheralin (see Cherilyn), Cherilin, Cherylin, Coralina, Darolyn, Darylin, Harolyn, Jasolin, Karlin, Maralin, Marilin, Marlin, Marrlin and Marylin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carolin.See names in meaning and etymology.