US Popularity:2044
Meaning:free man
A once-popular name between the 1920s and 1960s, Carolyn is now a rather unique girl’s name with German origins. Meaning “free man,” this name is a quirky variation of Caroline and Carlyn. If you’re a fan of Niel Diamond’s hit single “Sweet Caroline” and looking for something similar, Carolyn is the way to go! Famous bearers of this name include Carolyn Jones who played Morticia Addams on the TV series The Addams Family.

Carolyn Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Carolyn is currently #1723 on The Bump
Girl:Carolyn is currently #1227 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Carolyn is currently #2044 in U.S. births
Girl:Carolyn is currently #1093 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 143
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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