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Meaning of First Name: Carolyn


Name:
Carolyn
Pronunciation:
\c(a)-rol-yn, car(o)-lyn\
Gender:
girl
Meaning:
free man
Origin:
German
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Similar:
None

Popularity

Carolyn is a very popular first name for women (#42 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Carolyn \c(a)-rol-yn, car(o)-lyn\ as a girl's name is pronounced KARE-a-line, KARE-a-lin. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Carolyn is "free man". A 19th-century name which is either a variant of Caroline, or a blend of Carol and $2. Carolyn has 7 variant forms: Carolien, Carolynn, Caroyln, Carrie, Carylon, Karolyn and Karolynn. For more information, see also the related name Harolyn. Baby names that sound like Carolyn are Caralyn, Carlyn, Carrolyn, Carolin, Carollyn, Caro

Census About Last Name: Rinker


Last Name:
RINKER
Population Rank:
6901
Population:
4485
Occurrences/100,000 people:
1.66
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
63890.27
Non-Hispanic White Only:
96.77%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
0.67%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.56%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
0.2%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
0.76%
Hispanic Origin:
1.05 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.