Caroline
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
KER-ə-lien
Meaning
Free woman
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Caroline originates in Germanic languages and means "free woman". It is a feminine form of Carolus, ultimately derived from Charles. Caroline has been one of the most popular feminine given names over centuries and in various spelling in different countries around the world. It was a popular name within royalty, including several queens of Great Britain. Caroline was also the name of Napoleon Bonaparte's younger sister.

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Carolyn, Karoline, Carrie, Carol, Callie

Famous Carolines

Caroline Herschel - astronomer
Caroline Gilchrist Rhea - actress
Caroline Bird - writer
Caroline Caddy - writer
Caroline Corr - musician
Caroline Ex - model
Caroline Graham - writer
Caroline Hunt - published author
Caroline Munro - actress
Caroline Shaw - writer
Caroline Tayler - jazz artist
Caroline Vis - athlete

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