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Name Carolyn

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

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Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English
Topics:Asteroid 4446 Carolyn, discovered 1985
US 2015 rank:#752     ... 750:Raquel, 751:Jolie, 752:Carolyn, 753:Courtney, 754:Penny ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Carolin, Carolyne, Cailyn, Caitlyn, Caolan, Carly, Carol, Carola, Carole, Carolien     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Carolyn

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
Topics:Words
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 2015,  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
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England+Wales decadesGraph1964 80,  1954 80,  1944 76
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 222,  1980-1989 162,  1970-1979 115,  1960-1969 57
USA prevalence 1990 42
USA yearlyGraph2015 752,  2014 742,  2013 791,  2012 769,  2011 741,  2010 741,  2009 687,  2008 677,  2007 604,  2006 517,  2005 489,  2004 418,  2003 430,  2002 365,  2001 346,  2000 308,  1999 297,  1998 327,  1997 276,  1996 233,  1995 242,  1994 231,  1993 200
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