Meaning and Name Origin
Karoly has 36 related forms via Charles, Karl: Carel, Carl▼, Carlo▼, Carlos▲, Carrol▼, Carroll▼, Cary▼, Caryl, Chad▼, Charleson, Charley▼, Charlie▲, Charlot, Charls, Charlton, Charly, Chas▼, Chaz▼, Chick, Chip▼, Chuck▼, Kale▼, Karel, Karlan, Karle, Karlens, Karli, Karlin, Karlo, Karlos, Karlton, Karol, Karolek, Karolik, Karrel and Karson▲.
Karoly is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#83126 out of 88799, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Karoly and associated names. Carl (#613 a year ago), Carlo, Carlos (#117), Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Chad (#703), Charles (#51), Charley, Charlie (#225), Chas, Chaz, Chip, Chuck, Kale (#972), Karl and Karson (#330) are the popular varying forms of Karoly (#unlisted). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during 1960-1969 and have become much less popular since, with versions such as Carl, Carlo, Chad, Kale and Karl falling out of fashion. Carlos (#117), Charlie (#225) and Karson (#330) are three of the more trendy boy names in this list, with Charlie enjoying a revival in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)