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Meaning and name origin

Carroll \c(a)-rro-ll\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 6 variant forms: Carolus, Carrol, Caroll, Cary, Caryl and Caryll.


Carroll is a very popular first name for males (#408 out of 1220, Top 33%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#176 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Carroll for boys. Carroll reached its highest rank of #195 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carroll name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Carroll and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Charles (#51), Cary, Carroll and Carrol. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Charles in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Darroll. This name tends to be less commonly used than Carroll.