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Karoly Name Meaning

from the personal name Károly, Hungarian form of Charles. habitational name from a place so named in Bihar County. possibly from karuly, variant of karvaly ‘sparrow-hawk’, a symbolic name from a totemic animal of an ancient Hungarian tribe.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Karol, Parola, Harold, Karl, Early, Kiraly, Krol, Kraly, Arola

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Karoly Family Occupations

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Karoly Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Karoly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Karoly in 1957 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

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