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Carollyn

What does Carollyn mean?

Carollyn Pronunciation of Carollyn [car-ol-lyn] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and the meaning of Carollyn is "free man". Carollyn is an alternate spelling of Caroline (Old German): from the French variation of Carolina.

Variations

Carollyn has 32 variants: Caraleen, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carileen, Carilyn, Carilynne, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carolein, Carolin, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Carrolyn, Karaleen, Karaline, Karalyn, Karalynne, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karolin, Karoline, Karolyn, Karolyne, Karolynn and Karolynne.

19 more different relations via Caroline: Carlan, Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carley, Carlin, Carllen, Carly, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carol, Carola, Carole, Caroliana, Carolina, Caroll and Karolyna.

Creative forms:
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(male)

Middle name pairings:
Carollyn Frida (C.F.), ..

How popular is Carollyn?

Carollyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Carollyn is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Carleen, Carley (#1106 last year), Carly (#389), Carlyn, Carol (#1768), Carola, Carolann, Carole, Carolin, Carolina (#430), Caroline (#62), Caroll, Carolyn (#752), Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Karoline (#1605) and Karolyn are the prominent alternative forms of Carollyn (not ranked). Other variants, like Caralyne, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Carollyn was well-received 8 decades ago (usage of 5.3%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.44%, 91.7%), with versions like Carley becoming less trendy. Caroline is the most chic baby name in this list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carleen, Carley, Carly, Carlyn, Carol in U.S.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carolynne, Karoline, Karolyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Carollyn is pronounced similarly to Carolien, Carylon and Coralyn. Other recommended names are Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlyn, Callan, Callen, Calyn, Caraleena, Carely, Carilena (see Caroline), Carlaena, Carlana, Carleena, Carlena, Carlina, Carline, Carling, Carlla, Carlye, Carolee, Carolena, Carolinda, Caroly, Caron, Caronn (see Karen), Caroyln, Carroll, Carryn, Caryll, Caryn, Catelyn, Catlyn, Caylyn, Charalin (see Cherilyn), Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charelynn (see Cherilyn), Charilyn, Charilynn (see Cherilyn), Charlayne, Charleen, Charlien, Charlyn, Charlyne, Charlynn, Cheralyn, Cherilyn, Cherralyn (see Cherilyn), Cherrilyn, Cherrylyn, Cherylyn, Colly, Coralin, Corallina, Coralline (see Coral), Coralyne (see Coral), Darlyn, Darolyn, Darrellyn (see Daryl), Darrylyn, Darylyn, Fallyn, Harolyn, Laralyn, Maralyn, Marcelyn, Marcilyn, Marelyn, Marillyn, Marrilyn, Marylyn, Saralyn, Sharolyn and Taralyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carollyn.

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