US Popularity:217
Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Free man, Free woman
A feminine name of German and French origins, Caroline is a perennial favorite of parents throughout the English-speaking world. It is a variant of Charles, which means “free man,” and thus can also be interpreted to mean “free woman.” Caroline has several popular alternatives and nicknames, including Carolyn, Carolina, and Carrie. It’s both fashionable and vintage, making it the perfect trendy choice for baby.

Caroline Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Caroline is currently #286 on The Bump
Girl:Caroline is currently #214 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Caroline is currently #217 in U.S. births
Girl:Caroline is currently #83 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 6
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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