Name: Carolyn

Origin and Meaning of the Name Carolyn

  • Meaning:
    Free man
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  • Meaning:
    Man
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  • Meaning:
    Free man
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (KAHR o lin); (KARE o lin)
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Miscellaneous Info for Carolyn

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Variation on Caroline under influence of Lynn.

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