Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAR-ee
, KEHR-ee
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of Caroline. This name declined in use shortly after the 1976 release of the horror movie Carrie, which was based on a 1974 novel by Stephen King.

Related Names

Masculine FormCarol
Other Languages & CulturesCharlize(Afrikaans) Carolina(Ancient Germanic) Carla(Catalan) Karla, Karolina(Croatian) Karla, Karolína, Kája(Czech) Caroline, Karla, Karoline, Ina, Karolina, Lina, Line(Danish) Carla, Carlijn, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Karlijn, Lien(Dutch) Karoliina, Liina(Estonian) Karoliina, Iina, Liina(Finnish) Carole, Caroline, Lina, Line, Lyna(French) Carla, Carola, Carolin, Caroline, Karla, Karola, Karolina, Karoline, Ina, Lina(German) Karola, Karolina, Lili(Hungarian) Carla, Carola, Carolina, Lina(Italian) Karolina, Lina(Lithuanian) Karolina(Macedonian) Caroline, Karla, Karoline, Ina, Karolina, Lina, Line(Norwegian) Karola, Karolina(Polish) Carla, Carolina, Lina(Portuguese) Karolína(Slovak) Karolina, Ina, Inja, Lina(Slovene) Carla, Carolina, Lina(Spanish) Carola, Carolina, Caroline, Karla, Karolina, Ina, Lina(Swedish)
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Entry updated January 21, 2022