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What does Carolus mean?

Carolus Pronunciation of Carolus [car-o-lus] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and Carolus means "man". Carolus is a version of Carroll (Old German): an anglicized variation of Charles. See also Charles.


4 relations via Carroll: Caroll, Carrol, Caryl and Caryll.

3 feminine forms: Carol, Carolina and Caroline.

Creative forms:
(male) Caolus, Corlus, ..

(female) Carois, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carolus Eder (C.E.), ..

How popular is Carolus?

Carolus is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#34503 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Carolus (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Caroll, Carrol, Carroll, Caryl and Charles (#50 from recent data). These relations of Carolus reached the top of their popularity in the 1880s (adoption of 4.3%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 0.4%, 91% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aeolus, Aiolus, Cadmus, Caius, Callis, Callum, Callys, Calum, Camillus, Caolan, Carel, Carl, Carley, Carlin, Carlo, Carlos, Carlow, Carly, Carolan, Carollan, Caron, Carrlos, Cassius, Catullus, Charls, Cirrus, Clarons (see Clarence), Colas, Colis, Colum, Comus, Cornelus, Cronus, Crooks, Cyrillus, Cyrus, Darious, Darius, Darrius, Jacobus, Jarius, Marcus, Marinus, Marius, Markus, Marquus, Paulus and Vasilus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carolus.

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