Name Carolyn Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Carolyn


Carolyn is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Carolyn

Carolyn is a variant of the name Caroline, which is a diminutive of Karla and derived from the boy’s name Karl.

What is the meaning of the name Carolyn?

Carolyn means “free woman” (from Middle Low German “kerle”) and “beloved” or “valuable” (from Spanish “caro”).

Pronunciation of Carolyn

Variants of the name Carolyn

Carolin Karolin

Popularity of the name Carolyn

The name Carolyn is ranked #4055 overall.

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