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pinWhat does Carolina mean?

Carolina /car-oli-na/ as a girls' name. Carolina's root is Old German, and the meaning of the name Carolina is "free man". Carolina is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ina, of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Carolina is also a form of Caroline (Old German).


Carolina has 9 variants: Caraleena, Carilena, Carolena, Caroliana, Karaleena, Karalina, Karalynna, Karolina and Karolyna.

Carolina has 54 more different relations via Carol, Caroline: Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carilis, Carilyn, Carla, Carlan, Carleena, Carlein, Carlen, Carlene, Carlin, Carlina, Carlinda, Carline, Carlita, Carllen, Carlota, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carola, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carole, Carolee, Carolein, Carolin, Carolinda, Caroll, Carollyn, Caroly, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Carrola, Carrolyn, Charlena, Charline, Karaline, Karlena, Karlina, Karlinka, Karolin, Karoline, Karolinka, Karolyn, Karolyne and Karolynn.

Kreatif forms: Carolica, Carolira. [more]

pinHow popular is Carolina?

Carolina is a very popular first name for women (#595 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#25329 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Carolina for girls. Carolina reached its peak rank of #254 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is presently at #407. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carolina name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carolina outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Carolina and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Carolina (#407 from recent data) are Caroline (#58 from recent data), Carolyn (#742), Carla (#864), Carolynn, Karolyn, Charline, Carolee, Carlene, Carol, Carolann and Carole. Other forms, like Carrolyn, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Carolina reached its highest during 1940-1949 (median #441) and has become significantly diminished since (#839, 71%). Caroline has generally been preferred by parents, although Carolina appears to be becoming a favorite too, while versions such as Carla, Carolyn, Carole, Carol and Carolee are now less common. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carolina, Carla, Carlene, Carol, Carolann in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carole, Carolee, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolynn in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charline, Karolyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carolina, Carla, Caroline outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Carolina is pronounced similarly to Coralina. Other recommended similar baby names are Carlana, Carlena, Carling, Carolien and Charlina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carolina.