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Caryl (boy)

What does Caryl mean?

Caryl Pronunciation of Caryl as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Caryl) is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Caryl is "man". Caryl is an alternate form of Carroll (Old German): an anglicized form of Charles.



VARIANTS Karol, Karel, Caryll, Carrol, Caroll, Carel

RELATED FORMS VIA CARROLL, CHARLES Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Carolus, Cary, Charls, Charly, Karl, Karoly


(male) Ceryl, ..

(female) Caly, ..

Caryl Finn (C.F.), ..

How popular is Caryl?

Caryl is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#40083 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Caryl entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #1824 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Caryl listed in the Top 2000 are Charles (#52 VIA LATEST LIST), Carlos (#137), Carl (#700), Carlo (#1209), Karl (#1288), Caroll, Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Charls, Charly and Karol. Other forms, like Karoly, are uncommon. These relations of Caryl were favored as baby names 9 decades ago (AVERAGE #911) and are now significantly less common (#1491, 85% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Carroll becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Charles, Charls in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charly, Karl, Karol in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Caryl is pronounced similarly to Coryell, Karrel, Kiril and Kyril. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cadel, Cadyn, Cael, Cal, Camry, Capel, Card, Carew, Carey, Carly, Carlyle, Carmel, Carne, Carny, Caron, Carr, Carvel, Carvil, Carwyn, Cayle, Cayo, Cecyl (see Cecil), Ciril, Cory, Cyril, Darryl, Daryl, Deryl, Erryl, Jarryl, Jaryl, Jeryl, Meryl and Veryl. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caryl.

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