Name
CAROL

Name CAROL

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 904,175 births of Carol in the countries below, which represents an average of 6,505 births of children bearing the first name Carol per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 1,100 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Carol   
In Italiano Nome Carol   
Variations : Caroline , Caroll , Karol , Karoĺ , Karoľ

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Information about the first name Carol

The first name Carol is listed in our categories :The first name Carol has been assigned to:
0.74% to boys
99.26% to girls
The country where the first name Carol is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Carol

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Carol : Acrlo, Alcor, C A R L O, Calro, Carlo, Claro, Clora, Coral, Corla, Lorca

Carol in Japanese *

Romajikyaroru
Katakanaキャロル
Hiraganaきゃろる
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Carol in sign language

Carol in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Carol

US English
Etymology src :
  • Shortened from Caroline. Associated by folk etymology with the English noun carol.
Etymology src :
  • From Old French carole, from Old Italian carola, from Medieval Latin choraula, a variant of choraulēs (“flute player accompanying a chorus dance”), from Ancient Greek χοραυλής (khoraulḗs, “one who accompanies a chorus on the flute”), from χορός (khorós, “choir; dance”) (possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer- (“to enclose”) or *ǵʰoros) + αὐλός (aulós, “flute”) (from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewlos (“tube”)). Compare chorus, terpsichorean.
Etymology src :
  • See carrel.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • carol (plural carols)
  • (architecture) Alternative form of carrel (“small closet or enclosure built against a window on the inner side, to sit in for study”).
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Carol
  • A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  • 1899, The English Illustrated Magazine, MacMillan and Co., item notes V.21, page 295
  • This table shows the curious fact that little Prince Carol of Roumania (who is at once the great-grandson and the third cousin of Queen Victoria) has a better hereditary right to the British Throne than Her Majesty.
  • 1933, Eleanor Farjeon, Over the Garden Wall: Boys' Names
  • What splendid names for boys there are!
  • There's Carol like a rolling car […]
Anagrams src :
  • Carlo, Claro, Clora, Coral, claro, coral
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -ærəl
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkæɹəl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈkæɹəl/
  • Rhymes: -æɹəl
  • Hyphenation: car‧ol
Pronunciation (Noun) src :
  • carol (plural carols)
  • (historical) A round dance accompanied by singing.
  • A ballad or song of joy.
  • (specifically) A (usually traditional) religious or secular song sung at Christmastime.
Pronunciation (Verb) src :
  • carol (third-person singular simple present carols, present participle (UK) carolling or (US) caroling, simple past and past participle (UK) carolled or (US) caroled)
  • (intransitive, historical) To participate in a carol (a round dance accompanied by singing).
  • (intransitive) To sing in a joyful manner.
  • (intransitive) To sing carols; especially to sing Christmas carols in a group.
  • (transitive) To praise or celebrate in song.
  • (transitive) To sing (a song) cheerfully.
General
Etymology src :
  • Shortened from Latin Carolus; also an Anglicization of Romanian Carol, or Polish or Slovak Karol, all cognates of the English Charles.
 

Popularity of the name Carol

Number of CAROL births per year

Total births of Carol by country

Births with the first name Carol
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
5,455
813,901
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
109
26,684
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
380
22,990
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
7,666
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
16
6,362
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
5,876
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
5,111
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
550
2,942
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
2,370
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
22
1,854
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
936
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
249
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
11
209
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
1
214
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
89
84
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
11
12
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
19
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
19
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
7
4
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
3
6
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
7
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
6

Total births of Carol by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Carol
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
11
902
ITItaly
2018
0
123
USUnited State of America
2019
0
50
ABAlberta
2019
0
6
ARArgentina
2015
0
4
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
3
DKDenmark
2019
1
0

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Personalities with the first name Carol

There are 95 personalities with the first name Carol


Annette Bening
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United states of america
Actor Stage actor Voice actor Television actor Film actor


Mae C. Jemison
(Mae Carol Jemison) src

United states of america
Astronaut Actor Physician Engineer Professor Physicist Children's writer


Joyce Carol Oates
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United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Poet Professor Playwright Author University teacher Children's writer Novelist Essayist Autobiographer Diarist


Charles Ii De Roumanie
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Kingdom of romania
Sovereign


Carole King
(Carol Joan Klein) src

United states of america
Musician Voice actor Television actor Film actor Actor Composer Singer Pianist Singer-songwriter


Carol Reed
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United kingdom
Screenwriter Stage actor Film director Film producer


Carol Channing
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United states of america
Singer Comedian Voice actor Dancer


Carol Kane
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United states of america
Actor Stage actor Voice actor Television actor Film actor


Diahann Carroll
(Carol Diahann Johnson) src

United states of america
Television actor Film actor Actor Singer Stage actor Model


Carol Burnett
src

United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Singer Comedian Television presenter Stage actor Voice actor Dancer Television actor Film actor



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Carol
Full list of personalities with the first name Carol

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Carol

There are 1983 actors and actresses with the first name Carol
Carol Vega
Carol Vendramine
Carol Schuler
Carol Anne Watts
Carol Sampaio
Carol Batay
Carol Castro
Carol Weiss
Carol Banawa
Carol Ferrer
Carol Hubner
Carol Muakuku
Carol Roy
Carol Goldnerova
Carol Seyboth
Carol Gracias
Carol Pearson
Carol Machado
Carol Grow
Carol Moses
Carol Anne Raffa
Carol Shaya
Carol Brown
Carol Campbell
Carol Cummings
Carol Jacobanis
Carol Ann Kerr
Carol Foxx
Carol Oppermann
Carol Bach Y Rita

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Carol
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Carol

Rankings of first name CAROL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#2509DK Denmark2019
#4392BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#193IT Italy2018
#238BR Brazil2010
#739AB Alberta2019
#1000AR Argentina2015
#1974US United State of America2019
#7145GB United Kingdom2019






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