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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #58 most popular

What does the name "Carol" mean?

Carol (English): Form of Charles

The name "Carol" is of English origin and it means "Form of Charles". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 14 other names that are similar to this one.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for love, your love of life!

Your name in reverse order is "Lorac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lacor". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Carol" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Carol? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 824,433 babies born with the name Carol in the United States. That's more than enough Carols to occupy the country of Guyana with an estimated population of 784,894 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carol" was in 1946 with a total of 34,280 babies. (That's a lot of baby Carols)

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carol" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 46 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 1,278 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Carol popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Carol in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Carol

Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett is an actress, comedian, singer, and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1955 to present. Carol was born in 1933 as Carol Creighton Burnett in San Antonio, Texas U.S.


Carole King

Carole King is a singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1958 to present. Carole was born in 1942 as Carol Joan Klein.


Carol Vorderman

Carol Vorderman is a broadcaster with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Carol was born in 1960 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.


CCH Pounder

CCH Pounder is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. CCH was born in 1952 as Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana).


Carol Kane

Carol Kane is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1971 to present. Carol was born in 1952 as Carolyn Laurie Kane in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.


Carol Alt

Carol Alt is an actress/model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1983 to present. Carol was born in 1960 as Carol Ann Alt in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States.


Past life for Carol born Jun 26, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.