Caro name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: English and Germanic
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Caro c(a)-ro
Meaning: Manly, Feminine Variant of Charles, Carl and Little One Dark Haired
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What does Caro mean?

Frequently Used and Classy unisex name Caro is used in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English and Finnish which came from Germanic and English, meaning of Caro is "Manly, Feminine Variant of Charles, Carl or Little One Dark Haired".

Caro is form of long standing and famed Carol. Carol is version of CharlesCarolus. Carol is shortened form of Caroline. Carol is English cognate of Caroline. Also Carol is English cognate of Carole.

Widespread and Quaint Carol has its origin in Old High German and Germanic, Carol means "Womanly, Song of Joy and Strong". Caro is variant of everlasting and famous Carola. Carola is version of long standing and desirable Carol.

Also Carola is variant form of noteworthy and ever lasting Caroline. Carola is derivation of Charles. Also Carola is resulted from Charlotte. Carola is effeminate variation of Carolus or. Also Carola is effeminate version of Carolus.

Meaning of Carola is Song of Joy and Joy is originated from English, Old High German and Germanic. Caro is variation of unfading and cherished Carolina. Carolina is version of long standing and pleasing Coralie.

Also Carolina is a variant form of acclaimed and ever lasting Carola. Carolina is Nordic equivalent of Caroline. Trendy and Traditional Carolina is originated from Dutch and Old High German languages, Carolina means "Song of Happiness and Little and Womanly".

Caro is short version of Caroline. Caroline is variant form of imperishable and illustrous Coralie. Caroline is resulted from Charles. Also Caroline is derivation of Charlotte. Caroline is Danish equivalent of Carolina.

Caroline means Joy, Female Version of Charles and Carl has its origin in Old High German and Germanic. Caro is short version of Carrie. Carrie is form of CarineCarissa. Carrie is short form of Carol and Caroline.

Carrie is English cognate of Carol. Originated from Latin and Old Welsh, Popular and Rooted Carrie, Carrie means "Song and Darling".

How do I pronounce Caro?

The two syllabled name Caro is commonly pronounced as c(a)-ro.

Variants of Caro

Karo, Carol, Carolina, Carola, Karl, Carolus, Caroline, Carole, Caral, Carelle, Carleen, Jocarol, Carollou, Coralie, Cara, Carolin, Anacarolina, Babba, Gitta, Bene

How popular is the name Caro?

Caro is a common name in Belgium given to over 925 babies in 21 years. At the peak of its usage in 1999, it ranked 70th when 133 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Caro is an uncommon baby name in United States, where it last appeared in 1964 after 41 years of use since 1883. There are over 274 babies that have been given the name Caro in United States.

But Caro is a popular baby name in Nigeria where every 1 in 30000 have the name. According to our findings, over 20000 babies have been named Caro globally.

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Caro in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Caro

You never take a leap of faith but do things with a plan. If you have things to be handled, you handle them right away, without much waiting. You are an active person but lack motivation and persistence to finish goals. Even if you hate it, you know that opening up to new experiences is good for your soul and personal progress. Most people are jealous of your aura and ability to become the center of attention even when you don't try at all.

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Sibling Names for Caro

Finding the perfect name for your baby can be a daunting task, especially when you're looking for something unique and meaningful. If you've settled on the name "Caro," you're in luck - we've compiled a list of sibling names that pair perfectly with this charming moniker. From classic to modern, these names are sure to inspire your quest for the ideal baby name.

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Famous people named Caro

  • Caro Lucas, Iranian Armenian scientist
  • Carolyn Fromson in Seems Like Old Times as Actress
  • Caroline Leaf in The Metamorphosis of Mr. Samsa as Director
  • Carol Shook in I Love You, Man as Actress
  • Caroline Sheen in Les Misérables as Actress
  • Carolina Cristancho in Por amarte tanto as Actress
  • Carolyn Arbuckle in House at the End of the Street as Miscellaneous Crew
  • Caroline Korneli in Episode dated 19 November 2014 as Actress
  • Caroline Lecerf in Totò di notte n. 1 as Actress
  • Carol Wyatt in Pilot as Animation Department
  • Carolina McCullough in JFK as Actress
  • Actor Caro AndreĆ­na, well-known for TV series Calle luna, Calle sol


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