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What does Karilynn mean?

Karilynn Pronunciation of Karilynn [kar-i-lynn] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Karilynn is "free man". Karilynn is an alternate form of Caroline (Old German): from the French variation of Carolina.


Karilynn has 32 variants: Caraleen, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carileen, Carilyn, Carilynne, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carolein, Carolin, Carollyn, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Carrolyn, Karaleen, Karaline, Karalyn, Karalynne, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karolin, Karoline, Karolyn, Karolyne, Karolynn and Karolynne.

16 more alternative forms via Caroline: Carilena, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carlynne, Karalina, Karalynna, Karleen, Karlein, Karlen, Karlena, Karlene, Karlina, Karolina and Karolyna.

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Middle name pairings:
Karilynn Daphne (K.D.), ..

How popular is Karilynn?

Karilynn is a rare first name for females. Karilynn is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Caroline (#62 in recent rankings), Carolyn (#752), Karoline (#1605), Karolina (#1712), Karlene, Karleen, Karolyn, Carolynn, Carolann, Carolin, Carolyne, Carlyn and Carolynne are the prominent alternative forms of Karilynn (outside Top 2000). These relations of Karilynn were favored as birth names 75 years ago (adoption of 1.76%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.35%, 80% less). Caroline is the clear favorite, while Carolyn has become less popular. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Karleen, Karlene in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Karilynn is pronounced similarly to Karalynn and Kerilyn. Other suggested similar names are Cailynn, Carynn, Catelynn, Charlynn, Cherilynn, Darlyn, Darylyne (see Daryl), Jacklynn, Jaclynn, Jaylynn, Jazlynn, Jerilynn, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailani, Kaileen, Kailene, Kaitlann, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kamlyn, Karinna, Karinya, Karlin, Karline, Karmyn, Karryn, Karyn, Karynn, Karynna, Katelinn (see Katelyn), Katelyn, Katelynn, Kathirynn, Kathlyn, Kathrynn, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn, Kayelyn, Kaylinn, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, Keriann, Kirstynn (see Kirsten), Laralyn, Larrynn, Lorilyn, Lorilynn, Madalynn, Madelynn, Madilyn, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Marcilyn, Marcilynn, Marelyn, Mariann, Marilin, Marillyn, Marilyn, Marilynn, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlinn, Marlyn, Marlyne, Marralynn (see Marilyn), Marrilyn, Marylynn, Raylynn, Sarahlynn, Saralyn, Saralynn and Sharilynn (see Cherilyn). These names tend to be more frequently used than Karilynn.

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