Meaning and name origin
Carolan \c(a)-ro-lan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Carolan), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Carolan is "little champion". Carolan is a variant of Carollan (Irish, Gaelic).
There is 1 feminine form of Carolan: Caroline.
Carolan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17009 out of 88799, Top 19%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Carolan for boys. Carolan has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).