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