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What does Karalyn mean?

Karalyn Pronunciation of Karalyn [kar-a-lyn] as a name for girls is of Old German and Latin derivation, and the name Karalyn means "free man; beloved". Karalyn is a variant form of Caroline (Old German): from the French variation of Carolina. Karalyn is also a derivative of Kara (Latin). Karalyn is also used as a derivative of Karolina (Slavic, Old German).


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.

27 more different relations 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.

Creative forms:
(female) Kaalyn, Kalalyn, ..

(male) Karaden, Karaley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karalyn Amia (K.A.), ..

How popular is Karalyn?

Karalyn is a rare given name for women. Karalyn is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Carly (#389 in 2015), Carlyn, Carolann, Carolin, Caroline (#62), Carolyn (#752), Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Kara (#509), Karah, Karla (#510), Karleen, Karlene, Karli (#1292), Karlie (#815), Karolina (#1712), Karoline (#1605), Karolyn and Kary are the prominent alternative forms of Karalyn (not ranked). Other variants, like Caralyn, are seldom used. These forms of Karalyn were favored in the 1940s (median #1297) and have become significantly less popular since (#1482, 73%), with versions such as Kara becoming less trendy. Caroline and Karlie are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carly, Carlyn, Carolann, Carolin, Caroline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carolyn, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Kara in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karah, Karla, Karleen, Karlene, Karli in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karlie, Karolina, Karoline, Karolyn, Kary in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Karalyn is alike in pronunciation to Carylon, Coralin, Coralyn, Coralyne and Kerilyn. Other recommended names are Charalyn, Darlyn, Darolyn, Darylyn, Doralyn, Geralyn, Harolyn, Jacalyn, Janalyn, Jeralyn, Kaelyn, Kailyn, Kaitlyn, Kalyn, Kamlyn, Karan, Karlin, Karline, Karly, Karlye, Karlyn, Karlyne, Karlynn, Karmyn, Karryn, Karyn, Katalin, Katelyn, Kathlyn, Katilyn, Katlyn, Kayelyn, Kaylyn, Laralyn, Loralyn, Madalyn, Maralin, Maralyn, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Marelyn, Marilyn, Marlyn, Marylyn, Saralyn, Saralynn, Sharalyn, Taralyn, Taralynn and Teralyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karalyn.

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