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What does Carylon mean?

Carylon Pronunciation of Carylon [cary-lon] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Carylon is "free man". Carylon is an alternate form of Carolyn (Old German).


Carylon has 4 variants: Carolien, Carolynn, Karolyn and Karolynn.

1 more alternative form via Carolyn: Caroyln.

Creative forms:
(female) Cerylon, Charylon, ..

(male) Carylain, Caryon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carylon Brighton (C.B.), ..

How popular is Carylon?

Carylon is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4087 out of 4276, Top 96%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Carylon was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #1477 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Carolyn (#752 from recent data), Karolyn and Carolynn are the popular alternative forms of Carylon. Other forms, like Caroyln, are uncommon. These forms of Carylon reached the apex of their popularity in the 1940s (usage of 1.7%) and are now significantly less popular, with the version Carolyn becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

Similar Names

Carylon is alike in pronunciation to Caraleen, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carileen, Carilyn, Carolan, Carolann, Carolein, Carolin, Caroline, Carollyn, Carolyne, Carrolyn, Coralin, Coralyn, Karalyn, Karelyn, Karilyn and Karolin. Other recommended names are Cardon, Carilena (see Caroline), Carlan, Carlana, Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carlena, Carlene, Carlin, Carlina, Carline, Carling, Carllen, Carlonda, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carmon, Carolena, Carolina, Caron, Carron, Carson, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Caryn, Carynn, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Charalin (see Cherilyn), Charalyn, Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charelyn, Charilyn, Charlyn, Cherylin, Cherylyn, Darylin, Darylyn, Marlon, Marylin, Marylou, Marylyn and Maryon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carylon.

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