Carol Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Carroll:
A form of the Latin Carolus, which is a cognate of Charles (full-grown, a man, a freeman).
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Carlo, Carol and Coral are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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For a boy you would spell it CARROLL, not CAROL. CARROLL is also a last name.
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John Carroll O'Connor best known as Carroll O'Connor American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. Known at first for playing the role of Major General Colt in the 1970 cult movie, Kelly's Heroes, he later found fame as the bigoted workingman Archie Bunker, the main character in the 1970s CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971 to 1979) and Archie Bunker's Place (1979 to 1983).
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