Pronunciation: ka-hro-hl
Origin: United Kingdom

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

The name Carol is of British origin and has a meaning of "joyful song". It is a gender-neutral name, but it is more commonly used as a female name. The name has various origins, including the European continental spelling of the English Charles, the Germanic Carl, and the Latin Carolus. In English Baby Names, it is a feminine form of Charles, meaning "strong or manly". In French Baby Names, it means "song of happiness". Carol has also been associated with the Christmas holiday, making it a fitting choice for babies born in December. It is a popular name in various countries, including the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, Wales, France, and others. Some alternative spellings of the name are Karol, Carole, Carroll, Caryl, and Carol.

Carol Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Carol is currently #439 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Carol is currently #241 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Carol is currently #136 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-female Girl Nature: Carol is currently #88 on Kiindred Girl Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Carol is currently #433 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Carol is currently #241 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Carol

  • Carol Kane: Carol Kane is an American actress known for her roles in "Hester Street," "Taxi," and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."
  • Carole King: An American singer-songwriter whose influence on the music industry is immense. Her 1971 album Tapestry won four Grammy Awards, and she has been honored with the Tony Award for her life and career in the musical Beautiful
  • Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel: A fictional superhero in the Marvel Comics universe, known for her incredible strength and abilities.