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Gender: Female Pronunciation: CO-ruh-line; Core-uh-line Origin of Coraline: Diminutive of Coral Coraline's Popularity in 2018: #596

Coraline Origin and Meaning

The name Coraline is a girl's name .

Coraline may not be original to Neil Gaiman's wonderful book of the same name, but it might as well be. Gaiman's young heroine Coraline Jones is constantly called Caroline but as a name Coraline is more distinctive and has a more mysterious feel. The 2002 novel Coraline was made into a 2009 animated film voiced by Dakota Fanning and nominated for an Academy Award.

The number of baby girls named Caroline increased by a factor of 100 between 2007 and 2017 -- going from 5 to over 500 in a decade.

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