Meaning and Origin of: Karo

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Polish : Little and strong; form of Carolina

Family name origins & meanings

  • Bulgarian (Káro) : from the Turkish loanwordkara ‘black’.
  • Jewish (Sephardic, also Ashkenazic) : nickname from Spanishcaro ‘dear’. The surname is recorded in Toledo, Spain, in the 14th century. The Ashkenazic branch is ultimately of Sephardic origin.
  • Slovenian : unexplained.