Given Name CAROLINA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ka-ro-LEE-na (Italian, Spanish), ka-roo-LEE-nə (Portuguese), ker-ə-LIEN-ə (English), kar-ə-LIEN-ə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Latinate feminine form of CAROLUS. This is the name of two American states: North and South Carolina. They were named for Charles I, king of England.

Categories

American states, place names, top 10 in Portugal, top 100 Portugal
VARIANTS: Caroline (English), Caroline, Karolina (Swedish)
DIMINUTIVES: Lina (Italian), Cari, Carrie, Carry, Ina, Karrie, Lina (English), Ina, Lina (Swedish)
MASCULINE FORMS: Carolus, Karl (Ancient Germanic), Carlo (Italian), Carlos (Spanish), Carlos (Portuguese), Carl, Carol, Charles, Karl (English), Carl, Karl (Swedish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Charlize (Afrikaans), Carla (Catalan), Karla, Karolina, Lina (Croatian), Karolína, Kája (Czech), Caroline, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Charlotte, Ina, Lina, Line (Danish), Carla, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Charlotte, Lien (Dutch), Karoliina, Iina, Liina (Finnish), Carole, Caroline, Charline, Charlotte, Line (French), Carla, Carola, Carolin, Caroline, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Charlotte, Ina, Karola (German), Karola, Karolina, Lili (Hungarian), Séarlait (Irish), Karolina, Lina (Lithuanian), Karolina (Macedonian), Caroline, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Charlotte, Ina, Lina, Line (Norwegian), Karolina (Polish), Karolina (Slovene)
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