The name Carolina is a girl's name of French origin meaning "free man". Carolina is ranked #425 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- GIRLS".
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Languid, romantic, and classy, this variation heats up Caroline and modernizes Carol, adding a southern accent.
Pronounced Caro-LINE-a in English-speaking countries, it is heard as Caro-LEEN-a in Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. Nicknames can include Caro and Lina, as well as Carrie.
A prominent bearer is Venezuelan fashion designer Carolina Herrera (born Maria Carolina), who has designed clothes for First Ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michele Obama. A hauntingly melodic theme song in James Taylor's 'Carolina on My Mind.'
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