Meaning and Name Origin
Karalyn \k(a)-ral-yn, kar(a)-lyn\ as a name for girls is of Old German and Slavic derivation, and the name Karalyn means "free man". Karalyn is a variant of Caroline (Old German): from the French form of Latin or Italian Carolina, a feminine derivative of Carolus (see Charles). Karalyn is also a derivative of Kara: variant of Cara (Latin) "beloved". Karalyn is also used as a derivative of Karolina (Slavic).
Karalyn has 33 variants: Caraleen, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carileen, Carilyn, Carilynne, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carolein, Carolin, Carollyn, Carolyn▼, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Carrolyn, Karaleen, Karaline, Karalynn, Karalynne, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karolin, Karoline, Karolyn, Karolyne, Karolynn and Karolynne.
Karalyn has 27 more different forms via Caroline, Kara, Karolina: Carlan, Carlen, Carlin, Carllen, Carly▲, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Karah, Karalee, Karaleena, Karalie, Karalina, Karalynna, Kariann, Karla▲, Karleen, Karlein, Karlen, Karlena, Karlene, Karli▼, Karlie▼, Karlina, Karolyna and Kary.
Karalyn is a rare given name for women. Karalyn is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Karalyn and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Karalyn (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Carly (#357 in 2014), Carolann, Caroline (#58), Carolyn (#742), Carolynn, Kara (#442), Karla (#504), Karlene, Karli, Karlie (#885) and Karolyn. These girl names reached the top of their popularity in 1994 and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Carolyn, Karli and Karlie becoming less trendy. Carly (#357), Caroline (#58), Kara (#442) and Karla (#504) are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here, with Caroline enjoying a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Karalyn is alike in pronunciation to Coralyn and Kerilyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Karlin, Karlyn, Karlyne, Karlynn, Laralyn, Maralyn, Saralyn and Taralyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karalyn.