Carole-Anne Name Meaning & Origin
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This is my mother's name; she was born in 1959. Family lore tells that she was named by her then eight-year-old brother, Roy, after his "girlfriend" at the time. My mother has no middle name and almost always goes by just Carole.
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Carole, Carrie, Anne, Annie
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A combination of the names Carole and Anne, which can also be spelled Carol-Ann, Carol-Anne, and Carole-Ann (with and without the hyphen). The popularity of the combo may be influenced by the name Carolyn, to which it has a vague resemblance in pronunciation in some accents.
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Carol Anne Davis (b. 1961), Scottish fictional and true crime writer
Carol-Anne Day (b. 1986), Canadian voice actress, actress, and musician
Carol Ann Duffy (b. 1955), Scottish poet and playwright
Carole Ann Boone, wife of serial killer Ted Bundy (m. 1980) and mother of his daughter (b. 1982)
Carole Ann Ford (b. 1940), British actress
Sister Carol Anne O'Marie (1933-2009), American Roman Catholic nun and mystery novel writer
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Carol Anne Freeling (played by Heather O'Rourke), 5-year-old ghost kidnap victim ("Poltegeist", 1982)