Meaning and name origin
Karoline \k(a)-roli-ne, kar(o)-line\ as a girl's name is of Old German, Hungarian and Slavic origin, and the meaning of Karoline is "free man". Karoline is a variant of Caroline (Old German): from the French form of Latin or Italian Carolina, a feminine derivative of Carolus (see Charles). Also a variant of Karol (Hungarian): variant of Carol. Karoline is also used as a variant of Karolina (Slavic).
Karoline has 32 variant forms: Caraleen, Caralin, Caraline, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carileen, Carilyn, Carilynne, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carolein, Carolin, Carollyn, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carolynne, Carrolyn, Karaleen, Karaline, Karalyn, Karalynne, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karolin, Karolyn, Karolyne, Karolynn, Karolynne.
Karoline is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3557 out of 4276, Top 83%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Karoline and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Caroline (#58), Carolyn (#742), Karol, Carolynn, Carolann and Karolyn. (2014 statistics).