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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ka-ro-LEE-na(Italian, Spanish)
ka-roo-LEE-nu(European Portuguese)
ka-ro-LEE-nu(Brazilian Portuguese)
kar-ə-LIE-nə(English)
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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.
VariantsCaroline(English) Caroline, Karolina(Swedish)
DiminutivesLina(Italian) Lina(Spanish) Cari, Carrie, Carry, Ina, Karrie, Lina(English) Ina, Lina(Swedish)
Masculine FormsCarolus, Karl(Ancient Germanic) Carlo(Italian) Carlos(Spanish) Carlos(Portuguese) Carl, Carol, Charles, Karl(English) Carl, Karl(Swedish)
Other Languages & CulturesCharlize(Afrikaans) Carla(Catalan) Karla, Karolina(Croatian) Karla, Karolína, Kája, Šarlota(Czech) Caroline, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Charlotte, Ina, Lina, Line(Danish) Carla, Carlijn, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Karlijn, Charlotte, Lien(Dutch) Karoliina, Iina, Liina(Finnish) Carole, Caroline, Charlène, Charline, Charlotte, Lina, Line, Lyna(French) Carla, Carola, Carolin, Caroline, Karla, Karola, Karolina, Karoline, Charlotte, Ina, Lina(German) Karola, Karolina, Lili, Sarolta(Hungarian) Séarlait(Irish) Karolina, Lina(Lithuanian) Karolina(Macedonian) Caroline, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Charlotte, Ina, Lina, Line(Norwegian) Karola, Karolina(Polish) Karolína(Slovak) Karolina, Ina, Inja(Slovene)

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