US Popularity:17480
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Free man
Carole is a girl’s name of German and Latin origin. It’s a feminine form of the Latin Carolus, a variant of Charles, which ultimately derives from the old Germanic name Karl, meaning “free man.” Other feminine variants of this name include Carol, Caroline, Charlotte, Carla, and many more. Carole may also be related to the word “carol,” meaning “joyous song.” With its connotations of music, merriment, and freedom, this classic name makes a cheery choice for baby! A famous bearer is singer-songwriter Carole King.

Carole Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Carole is currently #17480 in U.S. births
Girl:Carole is currently #10422 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1961
from 2020
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