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Meaning of Carolina

and the Origins of this baby nameMeaning of baby name Carolina


The name Carolina has the following meaning:

Very likely to have been derived from Caroline, traceable to the male name Charles, which means "a free man".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Carolina is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 270 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Carolina fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 31 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 387 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Carolina in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Carolina is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Carol.

See other suggested English girl baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Carol.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Carolina and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Carolina: Boys - Alton, Asbury, Brent, Burr, Darnell, Darvin, Denham, Deshaun, Deshawn, Dryden, Elwin, Elwood, Handy, Hayes, Melton, Newman, Norville, Ralph, Wilfred, Winfred, Girls - Anjanette, Delma, Elda, Janae, Latrice, Lenna, Lollie, Lovie, Maryjo, Pamela, Tamia, Both genders - Harper, Haven, Jami, Storm



We think the name Carolina should fall under the following style category: For Both Genders.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Carolina to be: Family oriented and fun-loving woman

In one word, you might describe Carolina as a(n) "family oriented" person.

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