Meaning and Origin of: Karol

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Song
  • Old German : Freeholder; English feminine form of Carolus; Originally a short form of Caroline; feminine form of Charles
  • Old English : Manly
  • Czechoslovakian : Man; Carl's town

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Western Slavic : from the personal name Karol (see Charles).
  • Jewish : possibly a shortened form of some Ashkenazic name, as for example Karolinski, a habitational name for someone from the town of Karolin, in Poland and Belarus.