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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Carlene

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  • According to a user from South Carolina, United States, the name Carlene is of Italian origin and means "Beauty in life".

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A 20th century coinage from Carl and the ending -ene, -lene, as in Marlene and Charlene.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Carlene

Carlene Carter is a country music singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to present. Carlene was given the name Rebecca Carlene Smith on September 26th, 1955.

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She holds the title Miss Philippines Earth 2001, Binibining Pilipinas-World 2005, and Binibining Pilipinas 2005. Carlene was given the name Carlene Ang Aguilar on February 8th, 1982 in Quezon City.

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Carlene Watkins is an actor and actress. Carlene was born on June 4th, 1952 in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Carlene Davis is a reggae and gospel music singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals. Her career lasted from 1970 to 1970. Carlene was born in Colonels Ridge, Clarendon Parish, Jamaica.

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Carlene was born on May 31st, 1933. She left this life in 1968.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1999. Dancehall was given the name Carlene Smith in Jamaica.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Carlene

Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1999. Dancehall was given the name Carlene Smith in Jamaica.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 5 5 0
1904 5 5 0
1906 8 8 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 13 13 0
1909 9 9 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 13 13 0
1912 14 14 0
1913 17 17 0
1914 28 28 0
1915 42 42 0
1916 37 37 0
1917 45 45 0
1918 47 47 0
1919 53 53 0
1920 65 65 0
1921 54 54 0
1922 58 58 0
1923 64 64 0
1924 79 79 0
1925 67 67 0
1926 101 101 0
1927 92 92 0
1928 119 119 0
1929 140 140 0
1930 134 134 0
1931 156 156 0
1932 175 175 0
1933 208 208 0
1934 256 256 0
1935 234 234 0
1936 285 285 0
1937 254 254 0
1938 277 277 0
1939 294 294 0
1940 294 294 0
1941 321 321 0
1942 293 293 0
1943 308 308 0
1944 270 270 0
1945 257 257 0
1946 315 315 0
1947 353 353 0
1948 316 316 0
1949 298 298 0
1950 330 330 0
1951 291 291 0
1952 340 340 0
1953 338 338 0
1954 302 302 0
1955 371 371 0
1956 300 300 0
1957 341 341 0
1958 355 355 0
1959 332 332 0
1960 318 318 0
1961 301 301 0
1962 277 277 0
1963 262 262 0
1964 267 267 0
1965 239 239 0
1966 205 205 0
1967 180 180 0
1968 152 152 0
1969 189 189 0
1970 150 150 0
1971 142 142 0
1972 113 113 0
1973 107 107 0
1974 108 108 0
1975 87 87 0
1976 84 84 0
1977 73 73 0
1978 76 76 0
1979 88 88 0
1980 98 98 0
1981 87 87 0
1982 93 93 0
1983 82 82 0
1984 79 79 0
1985 77 77 0
1986 71 71 0
1987 64 64 0
1988 62 62 0
1989 75 75 0
1990 80 80 0
1991 90 90 0
1992 68 68 0
1993 75 75 0
1994 64 64 0
1995 59 59 0
1996 49 49 0
1997 34 34 0
1998 40 40 0
1999 23 23 0
2000 82 82 0
2001 49 49 0
2002 34 34 0
2003 38 38 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 38 38 0
2006 35 35 0
2007 31 31 0
2008 34 34 0
2009 32 32 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 23 23 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 19 19 0
2015 17 17 0
2016 18 18 0

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Popularity of Carlene as a first name

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Common last names for Carlene

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Harris
  • Jackson
  • White

Fun Facts about the name Carlene

  • How Popular is the name Carlene? Carlene is the 1,953rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Carlene have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,114 babies born with the first name Carlene in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carlene to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carlene? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Carlene first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carlene is Saturday, May 15th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Carlene born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carlene was in 1955 with a total of 371 babies.
  • Random Carlene Factoid: According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carlene ranks 100th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 6 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1941.
  • Weird things about the name Carlene: Your name in reverse order is Enelrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ceaenrl. How do you pronounce that?

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