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Caroll (girl)

What does Caroll mean?

Caroll Pronunciation of Caroll [car-oll] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Caroll) is of Old German origin, and the name Caroll means "free man". Caroll is a variant form of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Caroll is also a variation of Caroline (Old German).


Caroll has 18 variants: Carel, Cariel, Carole, Carrol, Carroll, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Karel, Karol, Karole, Karryl, Karryll, Karyl, Karyll, Kerril, Kerryl and Keryl.

42 more alternative forms via Carol, Caroline: Caralin, Caralyn, Carely, Carey, Cari, Carilis, Carilyn, Carla, Carlan, Carlen, Carley, Carlin, Carllen, Carlota, Carly, Carlyn, Caro, Carola, Carolan, Carolann, Carolee, Carolein, Carolena, Carolin, Carolina, Carollyn, Caroly, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carri, Carrie, Carrola, Carrolyn, Carry, Cary, Charla, Charyl, Karla, Karli, Karolin and Karolyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Caoll, Casoll, ..


Middle name pairings:
Caroll Vicky (C.V.), ..

How popular is Caroll?

Caroll is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4261 out of 4276, Top 100%) but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#28674 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Caroll was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1206 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caroll name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caroll outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Caroline (#62 from recent data), Carly (#389), Carolina (#430), Karla (#510), Carolyn (#752), Carla (#873), Carley (#1106), Karli (#1292), Carrie (#1680), Carol (#1768), Caryl, Charla, Carry, Carroll, Cary, Karel, Karolyn, Karyl, Karole, Karol, Cari, Carrol, Carolynn, Carolann, Carole, Carola, Caro, Carlyn, Carolee, Carolin, Carlota, Carolyne, Carey and Carri are the prominent alternative forms of Caroll appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Caroll reached the height of their popularity 75 years ago (usage of 5.46%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.49%, down 91%), with forms such as Karla going out of style. Caroline is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caroll, Carey, Cari, Carla, Carley in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carlota, Carly, Carlyn, Caro, Carol in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carola, Carolann, Carole, Carolee, Carolin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carolina, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carolynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carri, Carrie, Carrol, Carroll, Carry in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cary, Caryl, Charla, Karel, Karla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karli, Karol, Karole, Karolyn, Karyl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Caroll is alike in pronunciation to Coral and Korall. Other suggested similar names are Camill, Camyll (see Camilla), Caralea, Caralee, Caralia, Caralie, Carlah, Carle, Carlee, Carli, Carlia, Carlie, Carlla, Carlye, Carmel, Carmill, Caron, Caronn (see Karen), Caroyln, Cerella, Charela (see Harela), Charell, Charelle, Charil, Charill (see Charlotte), Charle, Charli, Charly, Cherell, Cheryll, Chyrill (see Cheryl), Cirilla, Coraly, Corella, Corilla, Corly, Creola, Creole, Creolla, Criolla (see Creola), Cyrilla, Cyrille, Daryll and Marell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Caroll.

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