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What does Caryl mean?

Caryl Pronunciation of Caryl as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Caryl) is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Caryl is "free man". Usually a variant of Carol, but also a Welsh name from "caru", "love".



OTHER FORMS VIA CAROL Carel, Carely, Carey, Cari, Cariel, Carilis, Carla, Carley, Carlin, Carly, Carlyn, Carlynn, Caro, Carola, Carole, Carolee, Carolin, Caroll, Caroly, Carolyn, Carri, Carrie, Carrol, Carrola, Carroll, Carry, Cary, Caryle, Caryll, Charla, Charyl, Cheryl, Karel, Kari, Karla, Karli, Karol, Karole, Karryl, Karryll, Karyl, Karyll, Kerryl, Keryl

(female) Coryl, ..

(male) Caran, ..

Caryl Coraline (C.C.), ..

How popular is Caryl?

Caryl is a very prominent first name for women (#1651 out of 4276, Top 39%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#40083 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Caryl was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #593 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed currently. (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Carly (#411 FROM RECENT DATA), Karla (#560), Carolyn (#810), Carla (#863), Carley (#1382), Karli (#1521), Carrie (#1572), Carol (#1656), Carry, Karol, Kari, Karel, Cheryl, Karole, Charla, Cary, Carey, Carroll, Carrol, Cari, Carri, Caroll, Carolin, Carolee, Carole, Carola, Caro, Carlyn and Karyl are the popular variation forms of Caryl listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Keryl, are seldom used. These forms of Caryl were favored as birth names 76 years ago (MEDIAN #1144) and have become significantly less common since (#1759, 98%).

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carole, Carolee, Carolin, Caroll, Carolyn in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cary, Charla, Cheryl, Karel, Kari in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Caryl is alike in pronunciation to Coral and Koral. Other recommended sound-alike names are Apryl, Beryl, Cacy, Cady, Cadye, Cal, Calyn, Camryn, Camyla, Camyll (see Camilla), Cara, Carah, Caree, Caren, Carie, Carin, Caris, Carle, Carli, Carlla, Carlye, Carma, Carmel, Carmi, Carmy, Carna, Caron, Caroyln, Carryn, Carylon, Caryn, Carynn, Carys, Casy, Caty, Cay, Caye, Cayla, Cecyl, Cerys, Charil, Clary, Cory, Coryn, Darryl, Daryl, Euryl, Maryl, Meryl, Sharyl and Teryl. These names tend to be less commonly used than Caryl.

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