♀ Name Carolyn – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Carolyn

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Carolyn is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Carolyn

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

Meaning of Carolyn

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

Pronunciation of Carolyn

Alternate spelling of Carolyn

Carolin Karolin

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Name Carolyn

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