Gender: Female Meaning of Carlin: "little champion" Origin of Carlin: Irish

Carlin Origin and Meaning

The name Carlin is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "little champion".

Stronger and more contemporary twist on Carla or Carly, Carlin was used just about equally for girls and boys in the US last year.

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Sparkosity Says:


This is my name! I'm in my 30s now and I have encountered a few other Carlins in my life. Several of them have spelled it differently (Carlyn, Karlyn, etc) but I like that my spelling is more traditional.

lesliemarion Says:


Like George?

ashleyf Says:


I love this. Cute meaning too.

marshmallow1207 Says:


I know two Carlins, an adult and a child, and both pronounce it Car-Lynn

Nover Says:


I know a Carlin that pronounces it Car-lynn

scgogirl Says:


is it pronounced Car-lynn or Car-leen