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Baby Girl Names - Carolyn


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The name Carolyn is of Italian origin, and is a feminine form of Charles.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Carolyn 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 Carolyn
Use of the Name Carolyn for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
549,101 191,839 35,570 9,478 4,109 1,412 716
The table below indicates the number of times the name Carolyn 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 Carolyn
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188016380  
188119560  
188221862  
188323459  
188421875  
188520986  
188621983  
188720897  
1888203123  
1889199133  
1890217124  
1891230110  
1892239122  
1893211146  
1894219147  
1895227149  
1896227149  
1897227145  
1898225169  
1899231141  
1900230187  
1901236149  
1902224180  
1903240157  
1904226184  
1905212211  
1906235184  
1907256183  
1908200279  
1909193300  
1910199331  
1911186384  
1912188516  
1913170676  
1914168834  
19151671,101  
19161631,215  
19171641,224  
19181661,333  
19191661,326  
19201501,553  
19211451,754  
19221441,707  
19231322,004  
19241272,225  
19251272,193  
19261142,412  
1927992,809  
1928912,846  
1929773,274  
1930723,720  
1931604,005  
1932464,585  
1933405,045  
1934336,473  
1935286,961  
1936237,906  
1937208,94094144
19381510,580  
19391411,295  
19401512,67094046
19411116,27482559
19421019,99283361
19431120,29874176
19441118,66374669
19451217,23888251
19461219,831  
19471520,732  
19481418,615  
19491717,387  
19502015,581  
19512215,174  
19522414,259  
19532512,893  
19542712,154  
19553011,174  
19563310,630  
19573311,578  
19583710,801  
1959429,734  
1960439,410  
19614210,483  
1962469,687  
1963568,139  
1964558,072  
1965586,971  
1966606,120  
1967605,731  
1968615,543  
1969715,134  
1970844,520  
19711043,610  
19721102,994  
19731162,579  
19741182,478  
19751192,343  
19761292,116  
19771292,194  
19781302,173  
19791382,055  
19801471,923  
19811441,962  
19821452,010  
19831501,908  
19841551,817  
19851551,838  
19861621,726  
19871481,814  
19881591,797  
19891591,809  
19901691,713  
19911931,559  
19921961,517  
19932001,471  
19942311,228  
19952431,170  
19962331,207  
19972761,059  
1998327900  
19992981,033  
20003081,024  
2001348862  
2002366811  
2003429696  
2004420716  
Totals:  549,101 406

During the last 125 years, parents have used Carolyn as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

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


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