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What does Carron mean?

Carron Pronunciation of Carron [car-ron] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Carron is "pure". Carron is a version of Caron (Greek): version of Karen. Carron is also a form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Carron is also used as a form of Katherine (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Carron has 24 variants: Caren, Carin, Caronn, Caronne, Carren, Carrin, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Carynne, Karan, Karin, Karon, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Karynn, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerrynn, Keryn and Kerynne.

15 more related forms via Caron, Catherine, Karen, Katherine: Caitrin, Cari, Carri, Cathryn, Cato, Catreen, Catrin, Catrina, Catrine, Catriona, Catryna, Karri, Taran, Taren and Taryn.

Creative forms:
(female) Corron, ..

(male) Carano, Carcon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carron Delanie (C.D.), ..

How popular is Carron?

Carron is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#12822 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Katherine (#84 from recent data), Catherine (#179), Karen (#504), Taryn (#1062), Karon, Karin, Karri, Karyn, Karan, Karren, Catriona, Caron, Carin, Cari, Carri, Caryn, Catrina, Cathryn and Caren are the prominent varying forms of Carron (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Catryna, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Carron was widespread among parents during the years 1960-1969 (average #847) and is now much less (#1675, down 90%), with forms such as Catherine falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caryn, Catherine, Cathryn, Catrina, Karan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karen, Karin, Karon, Karren, Karri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karyn, Katherine, Taryn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Catriona, Karen, Karin, Katherine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carron is alike in pronunciation to Careen, Carine, Carinne, Carreen, Carrine, Carwen, Coreen, Coren, Corin, Corinn, Correen, Correne, Corrin, Corrine, Corrinn, Corryn, Corryne, Coryn, Corynn, Kareen, Karrine, Kerryn and Korrin. Other recommended names are Cameron, Camren, Camrin, Camron, Camryn, Cardon, Careena, Carenna, Cariana, Carina, Carinna, Carlan, Carlen, Carlin, Carmen, Carmi, Carmia, Carmie, Carmin, Carmon, Carmy, Caro, Carol, Carree, Carrey, Carrina, Carrola, Carson, Carylon, Cason, Cerian, Cerrina, Cheron, Ciaran, Cimarron, Corona, Corrina, Darion, Daron, Farran, Farren, Farrin, Farryn, Kamron, Larren, Larryn, Larson, Marion, Marlon, Marrin, Maryon and Sharron. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carron.

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