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)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

DiminutivesLina(Italian) Lina(Spanish) Lina(Portuguese) Cari, Carrie, Carry, Ina, Karrie, Lina(English) Lina(Swedish)
Masculine FormsCarlo(Italian) Carlos(Spanish) Carlos(Portuguese) Carol(English)
Other Languages & CulturesCharlize(Afrikaans) Carla(Catalan) Karla, Karolina(Croatian) Karla, Karolína, Kája, Šarlota(Czech) Caroline, Karla, Karoline, Charlotte, Ina, Karolina, Lina, Line(Danish) Carla, Carlijn, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Karlijn, Charlotte, Ine, Lien(Dutch) Karoliina, Liina(Estonian) 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, Karoline, Charlotte, Ina, Ine, Karolina, Lina, Line(Norwegian) Karola, Karolina(Polish) Karolína(Slovak) Karolina, Ina, Inja, Lina(Slovene)


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  


Entry updated November 16, 2019