US Popularity:4349
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Song; Free man
Carol is a gender-neutral name of English and German origin. This name, meaning "song," will be music to the ears of a parent who is passionate about all-things song and dance! A carol is a traditional folk song or hymn, often with religious significance. Often associated with the Christmas holiday, Carol works as a fitting choice for a baby boy or girl born in December. Carol is also derived from the German word karlaz, meaning "free man." With a name like Carol, baby is bound to add a free-flowing melody, lyrics, and a joyful rhythm to your daily life, making your heart sing from morning until night!

Carol Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Carol is currently #1439 on The Bump
Boy:Carol is currently #783 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Carol is currently #1040 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Carol is currently #4349 in U.S. births
Girl:Carol is currently #2434 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 162
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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