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Name Karoline

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

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About the name Karoline in particular

Languages of use:German
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Caroline, Karolin, Karolina, Karolína, Arline, Carolin, Carolina, Carolyne, Earline, Karine     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Karoline

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
Variants' top ranks:1:Charlotte Australia/NSW 2015,  1:Karl Sweden 2014,  2:Lotte Netherlands 2007,  2:Karlo Croatia 2008,  3:Carlos Colombia 2011,  4:Charlie England+Wales 2012,  4:Caroline Denmark 2008,  4:Karolína Czechia 2012,  5:Carolina Portugal 2013,  5:Carla Spain 2008
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, Karol, Karola, Karoliina, Karolin, Karolina, Karolína, Karoline, Lien, Lotta, Lotte, Lotti, Lottie, Carl, Carlito, Carlo, Carlos, Charles, Charlie, Charly, Chaz, Chuck, Kaarlo, Kale, Kalle, Karel, Karl, Karlis, Karlo, Karol, Károly   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Karoline

Greenland prevalence 2011 15
NorwayGraph2015 76,  2014 98,  2013 61,  2012 62,  2011 60,  2010 59,  2009 52,  2008 42,  2007 56,  2006 53,  2005 37,  2004 36,  2003 45,  2002 41,  2001 28,  2000 28,  1999 25,  1998 23,  1997 19