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What does Caroyln mean?

Caroyln Pronunciation of Caroyln [caroyln] as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and Caroyln means "free man". Caroyln is a variant form of Carolyn (Old German).


5 alternative forms via Carolyn: Carolien, Carolynn, Carylon, Karolyn and Karolynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Charoyln, Coroyln, ..

(male) Cacol, Cacon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caroyln Destiny (C.D.), ..

How popular is Caroyln?

Caroyln is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3579 out of 4276, Top 84%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Caroyln (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Carolyn (#752 the previous year), Carolynn, Carylon and Karolyn. Other forms, like Karolynn, are uncommon. These relations of Caroyln were favored 75 years ago (average #697) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1688, 99% less usage), with the version Carolyn becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Caralin, Caralyn, Caralynn, Carilyn, Carlan, Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carlin, Carllen, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carlynne, Carmynn, Carol, Carola, Carolan, Carolann, Carole, Carolein (see Caroline), Carolena, Carolin, Carolina, Caroline, Caroll, Carollyn, Caroly, Carolyne, Carolynne, Caron, Caronn (see Karen), Carrolyn, Carryn, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Caryn, Carynn, Charlyn and Charlynn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Caroyln.

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