Carolyn

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Carolyn

  1. A female given name, a variant of Caroline used since the 19th century.
    • 2007 Carolyn Brown: Chance and Circumstance: Twenty Years with Cage and Cunningham. →ISBN page 101:
      He never called me "Carolyn" until long after I'd stopped studying with him. It was always "Caroline", as in his Jardin aux Lilas. When at Juilliard he first learned my name, he snorted "How affected!" I was surprised. "Carolyn" affected? "Caroline" not? I'd always thought it was the other way around.