First name origins & meanings:
- English: Song
- Old German: Freeholder; English feminine form of Carolus; Originally a short form of Caroline; feminine form of Charles
First name variations: Carel, Caro, Carola, Carole, Caroll, Caroly, Carri, Carrola, Carroll, Caryl, Caryll, Karel, Kari, Karla, Karleen, Karli, Karlie, Karlina, Karlinka, Karlote, Karlotta, Karol, Karole, Karola, Karyl, Karyll, Karryl, Karryll, Kerril, Kerryl, Keryl, Carol
Last name origins & meanings:
- Probably an altered spelling of Carlin.
form of German Kärlein, perhaps from a diminutive of Middle
High German kar ‘bowl’, ‘measure of grain’, ‘depression’,
‘basin’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made
bowls or for someone who measured out grain, or a topographic name for
someone who lived in a hollow.
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