Carroll Name Meaning & Origin
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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Carroll O'Connor (male), best known for playing Archie Bunker on the '70s sitcom "All in the Family"
Carroll Baker, actress, best known for playing Jean Harlow in the 1965 film "Harlow"
Carroll Shelby (male), race car driver and designer, and chili mix producer
Kristen Wiig's middle name "Kristen Carroll Wiig"
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