Caryl Name Meaning & Origin

Caryl

Pronunciation: KA-rəl (key)

Origin of the name Carol:

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.

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Hi my names Caryl, I pretty much like it but I get tired of being called Carl, Carly and cheryl. And now that most everything is on a computer system I have to spell my name when some one ask because they can't find me in thier system if I don't.

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My name is Caryl (it's also my mother's middle name) and I never liked that I didn't have a potential nickname. My daughter once babysat for a mother named Caryl, who went by Cary - wish I'd thought of that one!

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Caryl Phillips, author and journalist (female)
Caryl Rivers, author and playwright (male)
Caryl Chessman, death-row murderer (male)
Benjamin Caryl, American minister ca. 1777, Dover, MA
Sharon, MA has a Caryl Street and Dover, MA has a Caryl Park (named for the Caryl family)

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