Carolyn: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A spelling variation of Caroline, meaning "free man" (or, in this case, free woman). And though it doesn't mean free in the monetary sense, we still can't help but chuckle at the irony of the word, because everybody knows kids are expensive AF.


Carrie, Carol.

Famous people named Carolyn:

Novelists Carolyn See and Carolyn Gimple Hart; writers Carolyn Keene and Carolyn Casssady; poets Carolyn Kizer and Carolyn Doris "C.D." Wright; actresses Carolyn Jones, Carolyn McCormick, and Carolyn Seymour.

Fun fact:

There is a song named "Carolyn" by country singer Merle Haggard.

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