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Carolina is a Baby Girl Name

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The name Carolina is a girl's name of French origin meaning "free man". Languid, romantic, and classy, this variation heats up Caroline and modernizes Carol, adding a southern accent. Pronounced Caro-LINE-a in English-speaking countries, it is heard as Caro-LEEN-a in Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. Nicknames can include Caro and Lina, as well as Carrie. A prominent bearer is Venezuelan fashion designer Carolina Herrera (born Maria Carolina), who has designed clothes for First Ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michele Obama. A hauntingly melodic theme song in James Taylor's 'Carolina on My Mind.'

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