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

The name Carlin is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "little champion". Carlin and is often added to lists like Unique Irish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Carlin

Carlin Glynn, American actress (and mother of Mary Stuart Masterson)
Carlin Brianne Bates, 9th child (5th daughter) of the reality TV show Bringing Up Bates family
George Carlin, American comedian

Pop Culture References for the name Carlin

"Carlin" is French for Pug dog