What Does The Name Carol Represent?

What is the first thing that comes to mind for you when you hear or see the name, Carol? We asked our Facebook audience and got an overwhelming response. Our goal was to learn more about what people think when they see or hear the name and also, what they think it represents. We wanted to see how it matched up with our brand. This blog post provides a quick summary about what we learned.

We had 3,881 reactions, comments and shares to our original post.

The Carol Name


Was your answer one of these?

Chances are a when you see the name, or hear the name someone comes to mind. Here are the top answers we got:

  1. A family member is named Carol
  2. My name is Carol!
  3. Carol from the Walking Dead (top left)
  4. Carol Brady from the Brady Bunch (top middle)
  5. Carol Burnett (top right)
  6. A Christmas Carol (bottom middle)

The award for the funniest comment goes to Ellen, "The priest calling me Carol instead of Ellen on my wedding day."

Thank you to everyone who shared what came to mind for them. Beyond, a first thought, people shared what Carol represented to them. This is where things got very interesting and really helped us to understand.

What does Carol represent?

Beyond the name, what does Carol represent? Carol was a popular name in the 40's and 50's, peaking in 1945 ranking as the 5th most popular female name. This has led many people in that generation and generations following to have a lasting impression with a Carol. This was on the beginning of the baby boomer generation. 1946 - 1964 Some of the common words people used to describe Carol in our post were:

  1. Trustworthy
  2. Dependable
  3. Kind
  4. Sweet
  5. Hardworking

"One that can do anything" - Kathy

The Carol Brand

When deciding on a name for our company, we wanted to accomplish a few things;

  1. Trustworthy and reliable persona
  2. A name that resonated in a positive way with people
  3. Short and easy to remember
  4. Supported our longer term vision (Care for all)

When our clients use Carol, they are requesting a person, not a software program. Yes, a software program is used to connect the nurse to the client and their family, but the core of what we do is human interaction. This solution is helping to make healthcare more accessible and affordable for people.

Our goal is to build a brand that your family can trust and rely on, to deliver expert care and peace of mind, right to your doorstep.
To find out more about Carol, you can visit our website at [www.carolhealth.com] (http://www.carolhealth.com/) or give us a call at 1-888-68-CAROL. With Carol, you can request a registered nurse for you or a loved one to deliver expert care in as little as an hour for $35.

What Does The Name Carol Represent?
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