What does Carroll mean?
Carroll \c(a)-rro-ll\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Carroll) is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Carroll is "man". An anglicized version of Charles, sometimes used as a surname. Author Lewis Carrol; Signer of the Declaration of Independence Charles Carroll.
Carroll▼ has 23 more alternative forms via Charles: Carel, Carl▼, Carlo▼, Carlos▲, Chad▼, Charleson, Charley▼, Charlie▲, Charlot, Charls, Charlton, Charly, Chas▼, Chaz▼, Chick, Chip▼, Chuck▼, Karel, Karl▼, Karol, Karolek, Karolik and Karoly.
Carroll is a very prominent first name for men (#408 out of 1220, Top 33%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#176 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Carroll for boys. Carroll reached its peak rank of #195 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Carroll and affiliated names. Charles (#51 a year ago), Carlos (#117), Charlie (#225), Carl (#613), Chad (#703), Chaz, Chip, Chuck, Chas, Karl, Carrol, Cary, Carlo and Charley are the prominent variation forms of Carroll listed in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 and are now significantly less widespread, with versions like Chad, Carl, Karl, Carlo and Chaz becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlie (#225) and Carlos (#117) are two of the more trendy names for newborns in this list, with Charlie going through a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Darroll. This name tends to be less frequently used than Carroll.