Given Name CAROL (1)

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KER-əl, KAR-əl  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of CAROLINE. It was formerly a masculine name, derived from CAROLUS. The name can also be given in reference to the English vocabulary word, which means "song" or "hymn".
FEMININE FORMS: Carla, Carlene, Charla, Charlee, Karlene, Sharla
MASCULINE FORMS: Carl, Charles, Karl
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Charlize (Afrikaans), Carolina, Carolus, Karl (Ancient Germanic), Carla, Carles (Catalan), Carlu (Corsican), Karla, Karlo, Karolina (Croatian), Karel, Karolína, Kája (Czech), Carl, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Ina, Lina, Line (Danish), Carla, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Karel, Lien (Dutch), Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl, Karoliina, Iina, Kalle, Liina (Finnish), Carole, Caroline, Charles, Charlot, Line (French), Carl, Carla, Carola, Carolin, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Ina (German), Karolos (Greek), Kale (Hawaiian), Karola, Karolina, Károly, Karcsi, Lili (Hungarian), Séarlas (Irish), Carla, Carlo, Carola, Carolina, Lina (Italian), Sjarel (Limburgish), Karolina, Karolis, Lina (Lithuanian), Karolina (Macedonian), Carl, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Ina, Lina, Line (Norwegian), Karol, Karolina (Polish), Carla, Carlos, Carolina, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos (Portuguese), Carol (Romanian), Karol (Slovak), Karel, Karolina, Karol (Slovene), Carla, Carlos, Carolina, Carlito, Carlitos, Lina (Spanish), Carl, Carola, Carolina, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karolina, Ina, Kalle, Lina (Swedish), Siarl (Welsh)


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Entry updated October 11, 2012