Carroll

Carroll - A very unique male name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Carroll, meaning hacking with a weapon, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #296. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Carroll and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Carroll? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Carroll. The baby boy name Carroll was given to 6 baby boys in 1993, ranking #2814 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 300,797 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Carroll peaked in popularity 85 years ago in 1934 on position 164.



Famous with this name

Carroll Baker
Madeline Carroll
Pat Carroll


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Carroll is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Carroll is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,341 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,341.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Carroll is where you live.


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Carroll origin and meaning

Carroll is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means hacking with a weapon. To see famous people named Carroll, pop culture references for the name Carroll and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Carroll

We've found the following names that sound similar to Carroll, sorted by popularity.

Carl / Charlie / Charley / Carlo / Cyril / Carol / Carrol / Curley / Carlyle / Cirilo /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19932814
19922798
19912780
19901950
19892234
19881430
19871594
19861163
19851231
19841504
19831058
19821056
19811164
19801000
1979972
19781317
1977849
1976847
1975898
1974820
1973696
1972705
1971650
1970646
1969620
1968558
1967557
1966565
1965574
1964540
1963488
1962518
1961487
1960476
1959469
1958467
1957398
1956372
1955362
1954348
1953337
1952324
1951305
1950284
1949260
1948269
1947253
1946228
1945212
1944209
1943196
1942201
1941188
1940188
1939178
1938176
1937178
1936171
1935170
1934164
1933174
1932173
1931177
1930179
1929191
1928207
1927200
1926193
1925190
1924206
1923195
1922224
1921202
1920212
1919223
1918229
1917201
1916206
1915202
1914210
1913235
1912215
1911262
1910296

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1341

Even more about Carroll


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Carroll a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Carroll?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1934
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Carroll
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 300,797
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
1993 births +6

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