Carole is a girl name and means free man. It is a German name and its pronunciation is \c(a)-ro-le\. Other similar names and variants include: Camile, Caralea, Caralee, Caralie, Caree, Carel, Carely, Carie, Carine, Carla, Carlee, Carlen, Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carlla, Carllen, Carly, Carlye, Carmie, Caro, Carolan, Carolein, Carolena, Carolien, Carolin, Carolyn, Carolyne, Caron, Caronn, Caronne, Caroyln, Carree, Carrie, Carrol, Carrola, Carroll, Caryl, Caryll, Charle, Cole, Creole, Karol. Carole is a very popular first name for women (#275 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Carole Lombard
Carole Lombard

Born on October 06, 1908

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 54

The Campus Carmen

Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding

Starring: Daphne Pollard, Johnny Burke, Carole Lombard, Matty Kemp

Hands Across the Table

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy, Astrid Allwyn

Country: United States of America

Me, Gangster

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: June Collyer, Don Terry, Anders Randolf, Carole Lombard

Ladies' Man

Directed by: Lothar Mendes

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Carole Lombard, Gilbert Emery

Carole Landis
Carole Landis

Born on January 01, 1919

  • Age: 103
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 26


Directed by: John Brahm

Starring: Sonja Henie, Jack Oakie, Cesar Romero, Carole Landis

Brass Monkey

Brass Monkey

Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Carroll Levis, Carole Landis, Herbert Lom, Avril Angers

Manila Calling

Manila Calling

Directed by: Herbert I. Leeds

Starring: Lloyd Nolan, Carole Landis, Cornel Wilde, James Gleason

The Powers Girl

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: George Murphy, Anne Shirley, Carole Landis, Dennis Day

Carole Bouquet
Carole Bouquet

Born on August 18, 1957

  • Age: 64
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 14

Lucie Aubrac

Directed by: Claude Berri

Starring: Carole Bouquet, Daniel Auteuil, Patrice Chéreau, Eric Boucher

Bingo Bongo

Bingo Bongo

Directed by: Pasquale Festa Campanile

Starring: Adriano Celentano, Carole Bouquet, Felice Andreasi, Enzo Robutti

A Business Affair

A Business Affair

Directed by: Charlotte Brändström

Starring: Christopher Walken, Carole Bouquet, Jonathan Pryce, Sheila Hancock

Too Beautiful for You

Too Beautiful for You

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Carole Bouquet, François Cluzet

Carole Laure
Carole Laure

Born on August 05, 1951

  • Age: 70
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 11


Directed by: Bobby Roth

Starring: Peter Coyote, Nick Mancuso, Carole Laure, Max Gail


Directed by: Gilles Carle

Starring: Carole Laure, Lewis Furey, Serge Reggiani, Claudine Auger

The Surrogate

Directed by: Don Carmody

Starring: Art Hindle, Carole Laure, Shannon Tweed, Jim Bailey

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Carole Laure, Patrick Dewaere, Michel Serrault

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Carole Radziwill
Carole Radziwill

Born on August 20, 1963

  • Age: 58
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 4
What Remains

What Remains


A stunning, tragic memoir about John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bissett, and his cousin Anthony Radziwill, by Radziwill’s widow, now a star of The Real Housewives of New York.What

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Carole a popular name?

Over the years Carole was most popular in 1942. According to the latest US census information Carole ranks #64th while according to Carole ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Carole?

According to the US census in 2018, 6 girls were born named Carole, making Carole the #13668th name more popular among girl names. In 1942 Carole had the highest rank with 8443 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Carole?

Carole is #13668th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Carole more popular ?

The name Carole was more popular in 1942 with 8443 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Carole

The last time a baby was named Carole was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Carole?

In 2020 there were 6 baby girls named Carole.

Who is a famous person named Carole?

There a several famous people named Carole, for example actress Carole Lombard, musician Carole King, actress Carole Landis.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Carole?

A famous actor/actress named Carole is Carole Lombard, starring in 4 movies, including The Campus Carmen and Hands Across the Table.

Who is a famous singer named Carole?

A famous singer named Carole is Carole King, with over 4 songs, including Jazzman and Nightingale.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Carole?

There are 4 actors named Carole including Carole Lombard and Carole Landis who appeared in movies such as The Campus Carmen and Wintertime.