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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caron

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  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Caron means "Love or loving Caring" and is of Welsh origin.

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Notable Persons Named Caron

Caron Butler is a basketball player for the Sacramento Kings, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, Washington Wizards, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2002. Caron was born on March 13th, 1980 in Racine, Wisconsin.

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Caron Wheeler is a musician. Her ongoing career started in 1976. Caron was born Caron Wheeler on January 19th, 1963.

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Caron Keating was a presenter and television presenter. Caron was born as the child of Gloria Hunniford on October 5th, 1962 in Fulham, London, England. She breathed her last breath on April 13th, 2004.

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MC Kinky is a ragga musician. She has been prominent since 1989. MC was given the name Caron Geary . MC is also known as Feral, Feral is Kinky, Feral aka MC Kinky, Cantankerous, The Infidel, and MC Kinky.

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Sugaray Rayford is an electric blues and soul blues musician. He was most active from 1990 to 1990. Sugaray was given the name Caron Nimoy Rayford on February 13th, 1969 in Smith County, Texas, United States. Sugaray is also known as Rayford and Caron Nimoy (birth name).

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Caron was born in 1875. He passed away on January 19th, 1952.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Caron

Leslie Caron is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1951. Leslie was given the name Leslie Claire Margaret Caron on July 1st, 1931 in Boulogne-Billancourt.

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Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais was a writer. Pierre-Augustin was given the name Pierre-Augustin Caron on January 24th, 1732 in Paris. He left this life on May 18th, 1799.

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Jordan Caron is a hockey player for the St. Louis Blues in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2010 to present. Jordan was born on November 2nd, 1990 in Sayabec.

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Alain Caron is a jazz and jazz fusion musician. Alain was born Alain Caron on May 5th, 1955 in Saint-Éloi, Quebec, Canada.

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Guy Caron is a Shadow Minister for Industry, Minister of Natural Resources (Canada), Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development. He was most prominent from 2015 to 2015. Guy was born on May 13th, 1968 in Rimouski.

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Jean-Francois Caron is a strongman (strength athlete), powerlifting, and strongman. Jean-Francois was born on June 29th, 1982 in Les Hauteurs, Quebec,.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1935 5 0 5
1937 5 5 0
1938 13 13 0
1939 15 15 0
1940 30 30 0
1941 38 38 0
1942 38 38 0
1943 64 64 0
1944 37 37 0
1945 41 41 0
1946 49 49 0
1947 45 45 0
1948 53 53 0
1949 48 48 0
1950 33 33 0
1951 39 39 0
1952 83 83 0
1953 86 86 0
1954 118 113 5
1955 123 123 0
1956 171 171 0
1957 138 138 0
1958 118 118 0
1959 110 110 0
1960 118 118 0
1961 109 109 0
1962 106 106 0
1963 86 86 0
1964 84 84 0
1965 84 84 0
1966 79 79 0
1967 62 62 0
1968 47 47 0
1969 42 42 0
1970 56 56 0
1971 66 66 0
1972 29 29 0
1973 37 37 0
1974 45 39 6
1975 38 38 0
1976 25 25 0
1977 122 115 7
1978 99 91 8
1979 78 69 9
1980 64 55 9
1981 44 31 13
1982 40 29 11
1983 27 20 7
1984 26 19 7
1985 11 11 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 23 12 11
1988 18 7 11
1989 28 14 14
1990 26 17 9
1991 24 16 8
1992 11 0 11
1993 24 10 14
1994 20 11 9
1995 10 0 10
1996 21 9 12
1997 16 0 16
1998 26 6 20
1999 12 0 12
2000 12 0 12
2001 32 9 23
2002 47 8 39
2003 44 0 44
2004 69 7 62
2005 66 0 66
2006 47 0 47
2007 70 0 70
2008 71 0 71
2009 43 0 43
2010 45 0 45
2011 37 0 37
2012 33 0 33
2013 26 0 26
2014 26 0 26
2015 11 0 11
2016 19 0 19
2017 13 0 13

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Popularity of Caron as a first name

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Popularity of Caron as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Caron U.S.
  White 94.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Caron

People with the last name Caron are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Caron

  • How Popular is the name Caron? Caron is the 4,276th most popular name of all time. As a last name Caron was the 2,817th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Caron have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,110 babies born with the first name Caron in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caron 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 Caron? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1935 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Caron first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Caron is Friday, February 25th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Caron born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caron was in 1956 with a total of 171 babies.
  • Random Caron Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Caron is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Caron: Your name in reverse order is Norac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rcaon. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Caron? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,810 people with the last name Caron.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Caron? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Caron as their last name.

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