What does Carolynn mean?
Carolynn [car-olynn] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the name Carolynn means "free man". Carolynn is an alternate spelling of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Carolynn is also a derivative of Caroline (Old German). Carolynn is also used as a variation of Carolyn (Old German).
Carolynn has 33 variants: Caraleen, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carileen, Carilyn, Carilynne, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carolein, Carolien, Carolin, Carollyn, Carolyne, Carolynne, Carrolyn, Carylon, Karaleen, Karaline, Karalyn, Karalynne, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karolin, Karoline, Karolyn, Karolyne, Karolynn and Karolynne.
31 more alternative forms via Carol, Caroline, Carolyn: Carely, Carilena, Carlan, Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carlene▼, Carlin, Carlina, Carline, Carllen, Carly▼, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carlynne, Carola, Carole▼, Carolee, Carolena, Caroliana, Carolina, Carolinda, Caroll, Caroly, Caroyln, Charlyne, Karalynna, Karolina and Karolyna.Creative forms:
(female) Clarolynn, Creeolynn, ..
(male) Carcey, Carran, .. Middle name pairings:
Carolynn Karley (C.K.), ..
How popular is Carolynn?
Carolynn is a very popular first name for females (#2017 out of 4276, Top 47%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Carolynn was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #634 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Carolynn appearing in the Top 2000 are Carleen, Carlene, Carline, Carly (#389 from current records), Carlyn, Carol (#1768), Carola, Carolann, Carole, Carolee, Carolin, Carolina (#430), Caroline (#62), Caroll, Carolyn (#752), Carolyne, Carolynne, Carylon, Charlyne, Karolina (#1712), Karoline (#1605) and Karolyn. Other variants, like Karilynn, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Carolynn was well-received among parents 75 years ago (average #1064) and is now significantly reduced (#1683, ▼91.8%), with forms like Carolyn becoming less stylish. Caroline has been the most prevalent.
Carolynn is alike in pronunciation to Coralyn, Coralyne and Karalynn. Other recommended names are Caelyn, Caitlann (see Caitlin), Caitlinn, Caitlynn▼, Caoilinn, Caraleena, Carlaena, Carlana, Carleena, Carlena, Carlenna (see Carlene), Carlinda, Carlonda, Carmyna, Caronwen, Carynn, Catelyn, Catlyn, Caylyn, Charalin (see Cherilyn), Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charelyn, Charilynn (see Cherilyn), Charleen, Charlien, Charlina, Charlynn, Cheralyn, Cheralynne, Cherilynn, Cherilynne (see Cherilyn), Cherlyn, Cherylinn (see Cheryl), Coralin, Coralina, Corynn, Darlyn, Darlyne, Darolyn, Darylyn, Darynn, Doralynn, Gerilynn, Harolyn, Jacalynn, Jacklynn, Jacolyn, Jaylynn, Jazlynn▲, Karlyn, Karlyne, Karlynn, Katelynn▼, Kathlynn, Laralyn, Lorilynn, Maelynn, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Marelyn, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlyn▼, Marlynn, Nolynn, Raelynn▲, Sharilynn (see Cherilyn), Sharolyn, Taralyn, Taralynn, Tarynn, Terelynn, Terilynn and Zolynn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carolynn.See names in meaning and etymology.