What 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 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]
How 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)
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)