Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈkæɹ.əl/  [key·simplify]

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".

Related Names

Feminine FormCarolina
Other Languages & CulturesCharlize(Afrikaans) Carla, Carles(Catalan) Carlu(Corsican) Karla, Karlo, Karolina(Croatian) Karel, Karla, Karolína(Czech) Carl, Caroline, Karl, Karoline, Karolina, Line(Danish) Carla, Carlijn, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Karel, Karlijn, Carel, Ine(Dutch) Kaarel, Karl, Karoliina(Estonian) Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl, Karoliina(Finnish) Carole, Caroline, Charles, Charlot, Lina, Line, Lyna(French) Karlo(Georgian) Carl, Carla, Carola, Carolin, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karola, Karolina, Karoline(German) Carolus, Karl(Germanic) Karolos(Greek) Kale(Hawaiian) Karola, Karolina, Károly, Karcsi(Hungarian) Karl(Icelandic) Séarlas(Irish) Carla, Carlo, Carola, Carolina(Italian) Kārlis, Karolīna(Latvian) Sjarel(Limburgish) Karolina, Karolis(Lithuanian) Karolina(Macedonian) Carl, Caroline, Karl, Karoline, Ine, Karolina, Line(Norwegian) Karl(Old Norse) Karol, Karola, Karolina(Polish) Carla, Carlos, Carolina, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos(Portuguese) Carol(Romanian) Karol, Karolína(Slovak) Karel, Karolina, Karlo, Karol(Slovene) Carla, Carlos, Carolina, Carlito, Carlitos(Spanish) Carl, Carola, Carolina, Caroline, Karl, Karolina(Swedish) Siarl(Welsh)
Same SpellingCarol 2
User SubmissionCárol

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Entry updated January 22, 2019