Carole Name Meaning & Origin

Carole

Pronunciation: KA-rəl (key)

Origin of the name Carole:

Feminine form of the Latin Carolus, which is a cognate of Charles (full-grown, a man, freeman), and a short form of Caroline, another feminine form of Carolus. Alternatively, the name is derived from the vocabulary word carol (joyous song, a carol). Var: Carol, Carrol, Carroll, Carryl, Caryl.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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