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Carrol (boy)

What does Carrol mean?

Carrol Pronunciation of Carrol [car-rol] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Carrol) is an Old German name, and the meaning of Carrol is "man". Carrol is an alternate spelling of Carroll (Old German): an anglicized variation of Charles.

Variations

Carrol has 6 variants: Carel, Caroll, Caryl, Caryll, Karel and Karol.

8 more alternative forms via Carroll, Charles: Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Carolus, Cary, Charlot, Karl and Karoly.

Creative forms:
(male) Cairol, Corrol, ..

(female) Carre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carrol Dustin (C.D.), ..

How popular is Carrol?

Carrol is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1085 out of 1220, Top 89%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#12028 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Carrol entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #435 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Charles (#50 last year), Carlos (#117), Carl (#600), Karl (#1082), Carlo (#1258), Karol, Caryl, Carroll, Caroll and Cary are the prominent related forms of Carrol appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Charlot, are uncommon. These relations of Carrol were popular as baby names 85 years ago (average #735) and are now much less common (#1373, down 84.1%), with versions like Charles falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carrol, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Caroll in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carroll, Cary, Caryl, Charles, Karl, Karol in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carl, Charles, Karl outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carrol is alike in pronunciation to Karrel. Other recommended names are Aarron, Barron, Cairo, Camron, Cardon, Carley, Carlow, Carlowe (see Carlow), Carly, Carmel, Caron, Carr, Carrey, Carrlos, Carson, Carvel, Carvil, Charro, Ciril, Curro, Cyril, Cyrill, Darral, Darrel, Darro, Darrol, Darrold (see Darold), Darroll, Darron, Darrow, Darryl, Errol, Farrel, Farron, Garron, Garrot (see Garret), Harrel, Jarrel, Jarrod, Jarron, Jarrot, Jarryl, Larron, Tarron and Yarrow. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carrol.

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