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What does Keryl mean?

Keryl Pronunciation of Keryl [keryl] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and the meaning of Keryl is "free man". Keryl is an alternate spelling of Carol (Old German): originally a male name.


Keryl has 18 variants: Carel, Cariel, Carole, Caroll, Carrol, Carroll, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Karel, Karol, Karole, Karryl, Karryll, Karyl, Karyll, Kerril and Kerryl.

6 more related forms via Carol: Cary, Charyl, Cheryl, Kari, Karla and Karli.

Creative forms:
(female) Kiryl, Kyryl, ..

(male) Kekel, Kery, ..

Middle name pairings:
Keryl Bridgette (K.B.), ..

How popular is Keryl?

Keryl is a rare given name for women. Keryl is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Keryl (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Carol (#1768 from recent data), Carole, Caroll, Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Caryl, Cheryl, Karel, Kari (#1817), Karla (#510), Karli (#1292), Karol, Karole and Karyl. These relations of Keryl reached the peak of their popularity 8 decades ago (adoption of 4.03%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.05%, down 98.9%), with versions like Karla becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carol, Carole, Caroll, Carrol, Carroll in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cary, Caryl, Cheryl, Karel, Kari in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karla, Karli, Karol, Karole, Karyl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keryl is alike in pronunciation to Coral, Koral and Korall. Other suggested similar names are Apryl, Averyl, Beryl, Cecyl, Daryl, Euryl, Kary, Karyn, Karys, Kendyl, Kenya, Kera, Keree, Keren, Keri, Kerin, Kerra, Kerri, Kerry, Kerryn, Keryn, Kevyn, Keyla, Kirya, Kory, Koryn, Maryl, Merryl, Meryl, Sheryl, Terryl (see Teryl) and Teryl. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keryl.

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