French, Scandinavian and Dutch name of Germanic origin.

Feminine form of the name Charles.

Derives from Carolus, the Latin form of Charles.

The name was introduced in English speaking countries through King’s George II wife, the Queen of Britain Caroline of Ansbach.

Other forms of the name are: Carolina, Carol, Carole, Karoline, Line, Karola, Carrie, Kallie, Carla, Carola.

Famous bearers are Caroline Wozniacki, Caroline of Monaco, Caroline Quentin, Caroline Catz, Caroline Shaw, Caroline Costa, Caroline Beil, Caroline Leavitte.