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What does Karol mean?

Karol \k(a)-rol\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Karol) is pronounced KARE-el. It is of Hungarian origin. Variant of Carol.


Karol has 4 variants: Karole, Karolina, Karoline and Karolyne.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Caroline.

Karol has 38 more alternative forms via Carol: Carel, Carely, Carey, Cari, Cariel, Carla, Carly, Caro, Carola, Carole, Carolee, Carolin, Caroll, Caroly, Carolyn, Carri, Carrol, Carrola, Carroll, Carry, Cary, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Charyl, Karel, Kari, Karla, Karli, Karlie, Karlote, Karryl, Karryll, Karyl, Karyll, Kerril, Kerryl and Keryl.


Karol is a very prominent first name for women (#1342 out of 4276, Top 31%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#28825 out of 88799, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Karol for girls. Karol entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #573 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karol name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Karol and corresponding names. Caroline (#58 in 2014), Carly (#357), Karla (#504), Carolyn (#742), Carla (#864), Karlie (#885), Caryl, Kari, Karli, Cary, Carri, Carol, Cari, Carole, Carolee, Carrol, Carey and Carroll are the prominent alternative forms of Karol. Adoption of this girl name was at its apex during the years 1970-1979 and is now much less, with versions such as Carla, Carolyn, Karli, Caryl and Kari falling out of fashion. Caroline (#58), Carly (#357) and Karla (#504) are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here, with Caroline enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carey, Cari, Carla, Carly, Carol, Carole, Carolee, Caroline, Carolyn, Carri in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Caryl, Kari, Karla, Karli, Karlie, Karol in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Karol is alike in pronunciation to Koral. Other suggested similar baby names are Karlla, Karly, Karon and Karrla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Karol.