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Name Caroline

Origin:From a Old High German word for man, husbandTools:

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About the name Caroline in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English, French
Diminutives:Carri, Carrie, Carry
US 2012 rank:#79     ... 78:Sydney, 79:Bailey, 80:Caroline, 81:Naomi, 82:Morgan ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Carolin, Carolina, Carolyne, Karoline, Arline, Caline, Carine, Carlie, Carlina, Carmine     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Caroline

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, female:diminutive of Charles and thus also a female form of this name
Info about origin, female:the variant Carol is probably chosen by parents because of the common English word carol (Christmas song)
Info about origin, male:old Germanic name
 known from the famous king Charles the Great, also called Charlemagne (8th/9th century AD)
 only in the 19th century the name became really popular
Words:karal = the man, the husband  Old High German
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:2:Charlotte Australia/NSW 2012,  2:Lotte Netherlands 2007,  4:Charlie England+Wales 2012,  4:Caroline Denmark 2008,  4:Karolína Czechia 2012,  5:Carla Spain 2008,  6:Carlos Chile 2012,  7:Charles England+Wales 1904,  7:Carol England+Wales 1954,  8:Carolina Portugal 2012
Somehow related to:Charles
Old/original forms:Carolus Latinized
Name variants:Carla, Carlee, Carleigh, Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carlina, Carlota, Carlotta, Carly, Carol, Carola, Carole, Carolien, Carolin, Carolina, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carri, Carrie, Carry, Charla, Charlee, Charleen, Charleigh, Charlene, Charlène, Charley, Charli, Charlie, Charline, Charlott, Charlotta, Charlotte, Karla, Karlee, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karlotta, Karly, Karola, Karoliina, Karolin, Karolina, Karolína, Karoline, Lien, Lotta, Lotte, Lotti, Carl, Carlito, Carlo, Carlos, Charles, Charlie, Charly, Chaz, Chuck, Kaarlo, Kale, Kalle, Karel, Karl, Karlis, Karol, Károly   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Caroline

SeriesRankings
Austria1999 64
Brazil2012 83,  2011 85,  2010 69,  2009 66
Denmark2012 13,  2011 11,  2010 6,  2009 5,  2008 42007 6,  2006 6,  2005 5,  2004 7,  2003 6,  2002 5,  2001 5,  2000 6,  1999 6,  1998 7,  1997 10,  1996 9
France2002 88,  2001 75,  2000 66,  1999 56,  1998 51,  1997 48
Norway2012 121,  2011 108,  2010 81,  2009 84,  2008 63,  2007 90,  2006 79,  2005 66,  2004 64,  2003 71,  2002 58,  2001 46,  2000 49,  1999 41,  1998 38,  1997 35
Sweden2002 80,  2001 73,  2000 72,  1999 55,  1998 48
USA decades2000-2009 771990-1999 92,  1980-1989 155
USA yearly2012 79,  2011 87,  2010 88,  2009 87,  2008 94,  2007 99,  2006 89,  2005 83,  2004 74,  2003 68,  2002 66,  2001 622000 63,  1999 71,  1998 75,  1997 75,  1996 78,  1995 92,  1994 94
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