Baby Name Games

Caroline February 21, 2007

Filed under: Girls C,Top 100 List — namegames @ 1:27 am

United States Top 100         Girls


  • The name Caroline was ranked 89 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Caroline was ranked 75 in 1880. It decreased in popularity until the 1970’s, when it began to gain popularity again. It may continue to hover near 100 for a few years, but will probably fall out of popularity soon.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It offers the nicknames Carrie and Carol.
  • It has a distinctly feminine sound to it.


  • The French meaning of Caroline is “little and womanly.”

Alternate Spellings


Is your name Caroline or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.


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