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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Carlin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Car"lin
An old woman.

Etymology: Dim., fr. carl male

Wiktionary

From Old Norse karling, feminine of karl (“carl”).

  1. An old woman.

carlin was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Carlin

Carlin was born on November 12th, 1989 in United States. Carlin is also known as Isles and Carlin Russell.

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Carlin Glynn is an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 1975 to 2006. Carlin was born on February 19th, 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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Carlin Itonga is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., Sheffield Wednesday F.C., Enfield 1893 F.C., Cambridge City F.C., Kettering Town F.C., and Fisher Athletic F.C. Carlin was born on December 11th, 1982 in Kinshasa.

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Carlin was born on August 14th, 1972 in Grand Island, New York.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Carlin

George Carlin was a stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, and author. He was most prominent from 1956 to 2008. George was given the name George Denis Patrick Carlin on May 12th, 1937 in Manhattan, New York, U.S. He passed away on June 22nd, 2008.

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Dan was born in 1965.

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Kelly Carlin is a screenwriter, actress, producer, and radio host. Her ongoing career started in 1978. Kelly was given the name Kelly Marie Carlin by her parent George Carlin on June 15th, 1963 in Dayton, Ohio, U.S.

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Máiréad Carlin is a celtic music singing. She plays Accordion and Vocals. Máiréad was born on December 5th, 1988 in Derry.

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Lynn Carlin is an actress. Her career lasted from 1968 to 1987. Lynn was given the name Mary Lynn Reynolds on January 31st, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Jazmin was born on September 17th, 1990 in Swindon. Jazmin is also known as Carlin and Jazz.

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How popular is the baby name Carlin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 5 0 5
1912 5 0 5
1914 9 0 9
1915 11 0 11
1916 7 0 7
1917 7 0 7
1918 13 0 13
1919 6 0 6
1920 14 5 9
1921 16 5 11
1922 6 0 6
1923 12 0 12
1924 13 0 13
1925 13 0 13
1926 7 0 7
1927 12 0 12
1928 10 0 10
1929 10 0 10
1930 15 0 15
1931 7 0 7
1932 15 0 15
1933 6 0 6
1934 32 6 26
1935 8 0 8
1936 17 0 17
1937 15 0 15
1938 14 0 14
1939 22 7 15
1940 22 5 17
1941 17 5 12
1942 23 10 13
1943 26 11 15
1944 9 0 9
1945 18 9 9
1946 28 11 17
1947 35 12 23
1948 29 15 14
1949 20 8 12
1950 34 17 17
1951 24 14 10
1952 27 13 14
1953 29 13 16
1954 28 9 19
1955 24 12 12
1956 32 13 19
1957 31 17 14
1958 25 6 19
1959 38 17 21
1960 38 14 24
1961 33 12 21
1962 29 18 11
1963 25 16 9
1964 29 11 18
1965 21 5 16
1966 34 9 25
1967 14 0 14
1968 33 19 14
1969 31 17 14
1970 31 16 15
1971 36 14 22
1972 27 11 16
1973 39 18 21
1974 37 22 15
1975 38 16 22
1976 35 13 22
1977 29 12 17
1978 36 22 14
1979 49 16 33
1980 43 18 25
1981 57 23 34
1982 53 24 29
1983 56 21 35
1984 65 17 48
1985 62 21 41
1986 64 30 34
1987 82 37 45
1988 64 36 28
1989 74 28 46
1990 91 45 46
1991 87 48 39
1992 102 40 62
1993 84 34 50
1994 83 37 46
1995 89 47 42
1996 80 41 39
1997 82 44 38
1998 107 51 56
1999 96 45 51
2000 91 51 40
2001 70 38 32
2002 61 32 29
2003 75 40 35
2004 75 38 37
2005 74 33 41
2006 62 20 42
2007 61 29 32
2008 88 35 53
2009 76 31 45
2010 63 27 36
2011 56 26 30
2012 58 20 38
2013 64 27 37
2014 54 25 29
2015 67 35 32
2016 62 23 39
2017 61 27 34

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Popularity of Carlin as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carlin U.S.
  White 83.69% 64.26%
  African American 1.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carlin

People with the last name Carlin are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Carlin

  • How Popular is the name Carlin? Carlin is the 4,208th most popular name of all time. As a last name Carlin was the 2,977th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Carlin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,229 babies born with the first name Carlin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carlin to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carlin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Carlin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carlin is Wednesday, May 16th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Carlin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carlin was in 1992 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Carlin Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carlin is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Carlin: Your name in reverse order is Nilrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alirnc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carlin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,035 people with the last name Carlin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carlin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Carlin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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