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What does Carroll mean?

Carroll Pronunciation of Carroll 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.




VARIANTS Carolus, Carrol, Caroll, Cary, Caryl, Caryll

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CHARLES Carel, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Karol, Karoly



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How popular is Carroll?

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 (#201 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Carroll reached its peak rank of #178 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Charles (#52 VIA LATEST LIST), Carlos (#137), Carl (#700), Carlo (#1209), Caroll, Carrol, Cary, Caryl and Karol are the prominent variation forms of Carroll listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Karoly, are uncommon. These forms of Carroll were popular as birth names 88 years ago (AVERAGE #790) and are now significantly less widespread (#1409, 85%), with versions like Carroll becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Carroll is pronounced similarly to Coryell and Karrel. Other recommended sound-alike names are Burrell, Cabell, Caddell, Camron, Capell, Cardell, Cardelle, Cardon, Carlow, Carlowe (see Carlow), Carly, Carmeli, Carmello, Carmelo, Carnell, Carnelle, Carolan, Carollan, Carrey, Carrick, Carson, Carswell, Cartrell, Carvell, Caswell, Charro, Cornell, Curtell, Cyrill, Darcell, Darnell, Darrell, Darrill (see Darrel), Darrol, Darrold (see Darold), Darroll, Darryll, Derrall, Derrell, Dorrell, Durrell, Erroll, Farrell, Farrill, Farryll, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gorrell, Harrell, Harwell, Harwill (see Hartwell), Jarrall (see Jarrell), Jarrell, Jeroll, Jerrell, Jerrill, Jerroll, Jorrell, Larell, Marcell, Marzell, Maurell, Merrell, Merrill, Morrill, Parrnell, Sorrell, Tarrall (see Terrell), Terrall, Tirrell, Tyrrell, Verrell, Verrill and Verroll. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carroll.

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