Carol meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Carol No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: Old High German
How to pronounce Carol ca-ro-l What does my name mean? Meanings: Song of Joy Song of Happiness Womanly Form of Carolyne English short form of Caroline a boy name. Namesake: Joyce Carol Oates, American writer.

Carol was ranked 12478 in 2009 list of US boys name and dropped by 52.84% from its previous ranking of 8164 in 2007. Carol was ranked 1653 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 6.08% from its previous ranking of 1760 in 2015.

Full form of Carol : Candid Accepting Rational Obedient Level-Headed

Carol is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 2707 in 2015. Only 209 people have Carol as their first name. Carol is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Carol is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1912 and ranked 1653 (0.003283% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 824715 people wear Carol as their first name. Carol is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1880 and ranked 1653 (0.003283% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 824715 people have Carol as their first name. Carol is not a native United States and Carol may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.228163% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Carol
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1912247324
1913254332
1914250438
1915243596
1916215789
1917215798
19181961011
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History of Carol

Son of Saint Canute, king of Denmark in the eleventh century, Charles the Good was appointed Count of Flanders returning from the first crusade. He makes peace and justice in his county and is illustrated by his love of the poor. He was assassinated March 2, 1127 in Bruges Donation holy church by a lord whom he had defeated political intrigue.

Expression number of Carol is 22.

Carol are persistent and possess leadership abilities. Carol dream big and so are their achievements in real world. Carol can transform any idea into reality which make them a master builder equipped with ingenuity and innovation.

Names that rhyme with Carol Famous people named Carol
Carolyn Fromson in Seems Like Old Times as Actress
Caroline Leaf in The Metamorphosis of Mr. Samsa as Director
Carol Shook in I Love You, Man as Actress
Caroline Sheen in Les Misérables as Actress
Carolina Cristancho in Por amarte tanto as Actress
Carolyn Arbuckle in House at the End of the Street as Miscellaneous Crew
Caroline Korneli in Episode dated 19 November 2014 as Actress
Caroline Lecerf in Totò di notte n. 1 as Actress
Carol Wyatt in Pilot as Animation Department
Carolina McCullough in JFK as Actress
Names like Carol Carol Namesakes Related Names: CarCaraCarabellaCarabelleCaracyCaradecCaradocCaradogCaradosCaraganCaraghCarahCaralCaraleeCaraleighCaralenaCaralinaCaralineCaralynCaralyneComments :Carol and Carole in Anglo-French form, Welsh Caryl or Carolyn, Italian carola, German karola, is a female, rarely masculine first name. Caroll is another variant. This name is in proximity to Carolus , German Karl / Karla , the Free, Heroes '(cf. guy ), the Romanesque-English form but in meaning, beloved (r)' interpreted to English carol , round dance, Great Dens song religious ballad '(as in the story A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens) old French carole , Italian carola , medium latin choir aula , Greek χοραυλής choravles (choir accompanying flutist) to χορός choros , dance , choir ' with αυλός avlos flute. - Travis Kagan Popularity of Carol
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