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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.ka-ro-LEE-na ItalianSpanish
ka-roo-LEE-nə Portuguese
ker-ə-LIEN-ə English
kar-ə-LIEN-ə 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 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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American states, ends in -ina, feminine forms, Latinizations, place names, top 10 in Portugal, top 100 Portugal
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute