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Caroll (boy)

What does Caroll mean?

Caroll Pronunciation of Caroll [car-oll] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Caroll) is an Old German name, and Caroll means "man". Caroll is an alternate form of Carroll (Old German): an anglicized variation of Charles.


Caroll has 3 variants: Carrol, Caryl and Caryll.

2 more related forms via Carroll: Carolus and Cary.

Creative forms:
(male) Caoll, Coroll, ..

(female) Carcal, Carcol, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caroll Sabastian (C.S.), ..

How popular is Caroll?

Caroll is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#28674 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Caroll entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #1676 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caroll name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Carrol, Carroll, Cary and Caryl are the prominent alternative forms of Caroll listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Caroll reached the peak of their popularity 85 years ago (usage of 0.1%), but now, versions like Carroll have become less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caroll, Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Caryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Caroll is alike in pronunciation to Carel, Coryell, Karel, Karol, Karrel, Kirill, Kyrell and Kyrill. Other suggested similar names are Cabell, Cadell, Capell, Cardell, Carl, Carley, Carlo, Carlow, Carlowe (see Carlow), Carly, Carmel, Carnell, Carolan, Carollan, Caron, Carvel, Carvell, Carvil, Charly, Ciril, Cirillo, Cirilo, Coll, Crowell, Cyril, Cyrill, Cyrille, Darold, Darroll, Daryll, Erroll, Farold, Garold, Harold, Jarell, Jeroll, Karoly and Larell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Caroll.

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