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Caryn

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12k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caryn

"Caryn" is a name of English origin, and it means "Modern variant of Karen". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Caryn

Whoopi Goldberg is an actress, comedian, and television host. She has been prominent since 1981. Whoopi was given the name Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 13th, 1955 in Manhattan.

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Caryn Richman is an actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1973 to present. Caryn was given the name Caryn L. Brandes on April 9th, 1956 in Massapequa Park, New York.

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Caryn Mandabach is a television producer.

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Caryn was born on April 14th, 1982 in Ithaca, New York, U.S.

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Caryn Kadavy is a figure skater.

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Caryn Ward is an actress, dancer, actor, and dance. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to 1985. Caryn was born on August 15th, 1980 in Los Angeles.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1939 6 6 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 13 13 0
1942 32 32 0
1943 24 24 0
1944 24 24 0
1945 27 27 0
1946 45 45 0
1947 74 74 0
1948 97 97 0
1949 153 153 0
1950 173 173 0
1951 181 181 0
1952 197 197 0
1953 189 189 0
1954 219 219 0
1955 206 206 0
1956 259 259 0
1957 255 255 0
1958 279 279 0
1959 308 308 0
1960 266 266 0
1961 312 312 0
1962 289 289 0
1963 294 294 0
1964 344 344 0
1965 492 492 0
1966 387 387 0
1967 274 274 0
1968 319 319 0
1969 373 373 0
1970 361 361 0
1971 369 369 0
1972 281 281 0
1973 295 295 0
1974 283 283 0
1975 269 269 0
1976 280 280 0
1977 311 311 0
1978 362 362 0
1979 259 259 0
1980 252 252 0
1981 234 234 0
1982 186 186 0
1983 155 155 0
1984 146 146 0
1985 154 154 0
1986 195 195 0
1987 196 196 0
1988 223 223 0
1989 133 133 0
1990 118 118 0
1991 121 121 0
1992 82 82 0
1993 80 80 0
1994 89 89 0
1995 58 58 0
1996 59 59 0
1997 56 56 0
1998 54 54 0
1999 32 32 0
2000 42 42 0
2001 34 34 0
2002 27 27 0
2003 34 34 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 33 33 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 18 18 0
2008 16 16 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 13 13 0
2013 17 17 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 12 12 0

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Popularity of Caryn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Caryn

  • How Popular is the name Caryn? Caryn is the 2,211th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Caryn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,168 babies born with the first name Caryn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caryn to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Caryn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1939 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Caryn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Caryn is Tuesday, July 27th, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Caryn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caryn was in 1965 with a total of 492 babies.
  • Random Caryn Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Caryn is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 38 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Caryn: Your name in reverse order is Nyrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ncrya. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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