Caddie Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Caroline:
A feminine form of the Latin Carolus, which is a cognate of Charles (full-grown, a man, a freeman). Var: Carey, Cari, Carri, Carrie, Kari, Karrie.
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Originally a pet form of Caroline.
A nickname for a Cadillac.
USAGE: English (British, Rare)
PRONOUNCED: Katie, Katy (English (British)), KAD-ee (English)
OTHER FORMS: Caddy, Katy, Katie, Kate, Catie, Caty, Cait, Cate
VARIANTS: Carlyn, Carolina, Carolyn, Karolyn (English), Carolin, Karolina, Karoline (German), Carolina, Karolina (Swedish), Karolina, Karoline (Norwegian), Karolina, Karoline (Danish), Carolien (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVES: Line (French), Callie, Cari, Carol, Carrie, Carry, Caryl, Kallie, Karrie, Calleigh (English), Line (Norwegian), Line (Danish)
MASCULINE FORMS: Charles (French), Carl, Carol, Charles, Karl (English), Carl, Karl (German), Carl, Karl (Swedish), Carl, Karl (Norwegian), Carl, Karl (Danish), Karel (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Charlize (Afrikaans), Carolina (Ancient Germanic), Carla (Catalan), Karla, Karolina, Lina (Croatian), Karolína, Kája (Czech), Karoliina, Iina, Liina (Finnish), Karola, Karolina, Lili (Hungarian), Carla, Carola, Carolina, Lina (Italian), Karolina, Lina (Lithuanian), Karolina (Macedonian), Karolina (Polish), Carla, Carolina (Portuguese), Karolina (Slovene), Carla, Carolina (Spanish)
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Diminutive of CAROLINE
Famous bearers include the heroine of "Caddie Woodlawn" (1936 novel by Carol Ryrie Brink) and Caddy Jellyby, a character in Charles Dickens' novel "Bleak House" (1853).
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Caddie Woodlawn is a popular children's novel by Carol Ryrie Brink, and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman which won the Newbery Medal in 1936. It is about a girl named Caroline, nicknamed "Caddie", living in the area of Downsville, Wisconsin.
"Caddie" is an Australian film, directed by Donald Crombie, released in 1976. The film is set in part in Sydney during the 1920s and 1930s, including the Great Depression, and tells of the life of a young middle class woman struggling to raise two children after her marriage breaks up.
Cady is short for Cadmium Gold (paint color, mom's an artist) in Hilary McKay's books about the Casson family.
Caddy Compson, a fictional character in William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury. In this case Caddy's full name was Candace.