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Name Carol

Origin:From a Old High German word for man, husbandTools:

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About the name Carol in particular

Languages of use:English
Topics:Asteroid 2214 Carol, discovered 1953
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Caol, Carl, Carola, Carole, Karol, Karol, Aaro, Aaron, Aarón, Arel     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Carol

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, female:diminutive of Charles and thus also a female form of this name
Info about origin, female:the variant Carol is probably chosen by parents because of the common English word carol (Christmas song)
Info about origin, male:old Germanic name
 known from the famous king Charles the Great, also called Charlemagne (8th/9th century AD)
 only in the 19th century the name became really popular
Words:karal = the man, the husband  Old High German
Variants' top ranks:1:Charlotte Australia/NSW 2015,  1:Karl Sweden 2014,  2:Lotte Netherlands 2007,  2:Karlo Croatia 2008,  3:Carlos Colombia 2011,  4:Charlie England+Wales 2012,  4:Caroline Denmark 2008,  4:Karolína Czechia 2012,  5:Carolina Portugal 2013,  5:Carla Spain 2008
Somehow related to:Charles
Old/original forms:Carolus Latinized
Name variants:Carla, Carlee, Carleigh, Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carlina, Carlota, Carlotta, Carly, Carol, Carola, Carole, Carolien, Carolin, Carolina, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carri, Carrie, Carry, Charla, Charlee, Charleen, Charleigh, Charlene, Charlène, Charley, Charli, Charlie, Charline, Charlott, Charlotta, Charlotte, Karla, Karlee, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karlotta, Karly, Karol, Karola, Karoliina, Karolin, Karolina, Karolína, Karoline, Lien, Lotta, Lotte, Lotti, Lottie, Carl, Carlito, Carlo, Carlos, Charles, Charlie, Charly, Chaz, Chuck, Kaarlo, Kale, Kalle, Karel, Karl, Karlis, Karlo, Karol, Károly   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Carol

England+Wales decadesGraph1974 84,  1964 21,  1954 71944 12
Switzerland 1997 369
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 417,  1980-1989 280,  1970-1979 130,  1960-1969 38
USA prevalence 1990 18
USA yearlyGraph2006 972,  2005 758,  2004 849,  2003 875,  2002 845,  2001 832,  2000 722,  1999 739,  1998 657,  1997 606,  1996 565,  1995 525,  1994 495,  1993 494
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