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What do you think about the name Caroline?

(44 Posts)
MariaMama Mon 17-Sep-12 00:41:54

Choosing a name- Caroline or Jane?

EverlongYouAreGoldAndOrange Mon 17-Sep-12 12:37:49

Sorry neither.

Both are dated, Jane is a bit dull.

NadiaWadia Mon 17-Sep-12 12:44:32

It's a really pretty classic name. Makes me think of the 'Sweet Caroline' song.

NadiaWadia Mon 17-Sep-12 12:45:31

And Jane is OK, but a bit dull. Would make a nice middle name though!

MrsMiniversCharlady Mon 17-Sep-12 12:46:26

I really dislike both names, sorry.

mayanna123 Tue 18-Sep-12 10:01:53

Caroline or Jane would make a refreshing change from the huge numbers of little Ellies,Evies, Tillys, Millys, Poppys etc. Both are lovely classic underused names!

Minty82 Tue 18-Sep-12 16:27:27

Caroline's pretty - cute on a little one and elegant on a grown up. Carlie's another nn option?
And actually I think Jane's great - there are so few around these days it's gone from being the plainest possible option to a genuinely unusual choice!

derekthehamster Tue 18-Sep-12 16:33:14

I know a few Carolines, Only one has been shortened to Cal.

Longtalljosie Tue 02-Oct-12 11:04:16

I'd love Caroline but unfortunately there are good reasons why it's out of the question. Oh well.

PiedWagtail Tue 02-Oct-12 11:20:59

Lol - so funny! Jane and Caroline are my and my sister's names smile I like them both - Caroline is v pretty and not reduced to a nn in our house.

HiHowAreYou Tue 02-Oct-12 13:16:22

I like Caroline. Carrie is a nice nn.

OrangeFireandGoldashes Tue 02-Oct-12 16:21:15

Nice classic name. I have known a few Carolines/Carolyns of different ages and nicknames have tended to be Caz, Carrie or Caro.

Jusfloatingby Tue 02-Oct-12 16:24:53

Caroline's okay but Jane is one of my favourite names.

scootle Tue 02-Oct-12 17:29:09

Gorgeous name. I was at school in the 1970s and there were quite a few around then, but none now. It suddenly occurred to me that I loved this name when dd2 was 1!

NightLark Tue 02-Oct-12 17:33:15

Love it, wanted it, DH vetoed it. Was going to call her Caroline (nn Callie).

Cezella Wed 03-Oct-12 00:11:08

I think it's nice but a bit mumsy. My friend Caroline gets called "Lines" by everyone which I think is cool

sausagesandwich34 Wed 03-Oct-12 00:14:43

I love the name caroline

went to school with one, nicknamed caz

I hate caz -ugh

doublemuvver Wed 03-Oct-12 20:19:50

my lovely sis-in-law is a Caroline but is also known at Cazmo!

Clawdy Wed 03-Oct-12 20:33:01

Carolina is nicer than either!

LoveYouForeverMyBaby Wed 03-Oct-12 21:56:28

I prefer Jane.

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