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The name Carol is a diminutive form of Carolyn.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Carol has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Carol
Use of the Name Carol for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
813,394 254,199 15,157 3,314 1,417 554 283
The table below indicates the number of times the name Carol has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Carol
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18806857  
188151311  
18828276  
1883    
188480089955
188566111  
188661014  
188759015  
188856120  
188944330  
189051026  
1891526248626
1892504299756
189350330  
189451931  
1895404489976
189648037  
1897455428637
189839163  
189936165  
190039271  
190137861  
190235780  
19033896774410
190433098  
190534993  
190633898  
190732811282411
1908293146  
190930114261719
191028518682514
191129118198812
191224632476532
191325433382034
191425044070254
191524359565778
191621578858698
191721579860297
19181961,01362098
191920093574774
19201821,138607108
19211651,375559126
19221581,519542133
19231391,862614107
19241322,095552131
19251192,284505146
19261132,421466166
19271062,651397227
1928773,345425195
1929634,273400211
1930544,602383221
1931464,889352247
1932326,570380217
1933208,213327267
19341410,267345252
19351111,735379206
19361014,516338262
1937617,329323279
1938619,421337270
1939620,165346260
1940621,754361251
1941424,178372242
1942530,272371270
1943531,627408228
1944530,423461174
1945530,385431190
1946534,188490171
1947633,513525166
1948828,952599126
1949826,765589131
1950926,143604127
19511124,727664109
19521224,014686103
19531622,25779481
19541522,24976487
19551622,04282079
19561621,39876892
19571821,88179988
19582019,67990769
19592218,13187776
19602317,47082485
19612416,65285380
19622814,53088474
19633312,498  
19643612,135  
19654210,10497457
1966488,265  
1967477,505  
1968487,085  
1969556,147  
1970715,070  
1971903,865  
19721093,015  
19731202,469  
19741372,048  
19751491,791  
19761711,493  
19771981,345  
19782031,263  
19792251,161  
19802321,106  
19812381,040  
1982260946  
1983253939  
1984267906  
1985292840  
1986310767  
1987319758  
1988331741  
1989339750  
1990350759  
1991384672  
1992412611  
1993496503  
1994493505  
1995525461  
1996564412  
1997607374  
1998658350  
1999744300  
2000726320  
2001834274  
2002851269  
2003884271  
2004855283  
Totals:  813,394 7,848

During the last 125 years, parents have used Carol as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Carol appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 124 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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