First name origin & meaning:
Polish: Little and strong; form of Carolina
First name variations: Karaline, Karalyn, Karalynna, Karalynne, Karla, Karleen, Karlen, Karlene, Karli, Karlie, Karlina, Karlinka, Karoline, Karolinka, Karolyn, Karolyne, Karolynn, Karolynne, Karolina
Last name origins & meanings:
- Bulgarian (Káro): from the Turkish loanword
- Jewish (Sephardic, also Ashkenazic): nickname from Spanish
caro ‘dear’. The surname is recorded in Toledo, Spain, in the
14th century. The Ashkenazic branch is ultimately of Sephardic origin.
- Slovenian: unexplained.
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