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It is the morning after the opening night of the Democratic Convention.

I remember the 1960s and President Kennedy. I have always heard
his daughter Caroline's name pronounced "Care-oh-line" in accordance
with the spelling of the word.

Now I am hearing young TV talking heads pronounce her name as
"Care-oh-lynn," which I think is incorrect.

Which is it?
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Hi,

It is the morning after the opening night of the Democratic Convention.

I remember the 1960s and President Kennedy. I have always heard
his daughter Caroline's name pronounced "Care-oh-line" in accordance
with the spelling of the word.

Now I am hearing young TV talking heads pronounce her name as
"Care-oh-lynn," which I think is incorrect.

Which is it?
You'd have to ask her. However, I've always pronounced that name more like 'Car-oh-lynn'.

Best wishes, Clive
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I've always heard it as KAIR-uh-line. (not linn)
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Car-o-line...not Car-o-lin. The latter is spelled Carolyn and is a variant of Caroline.
This honestly depends on the person who has the name. I've heard it both.. although I will say Care-oh-lynn is more common where-as you fine Care-oh-line more back in the earlier 1900's. 

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Pronounced "Sky-LERRR" not "Sky-LARR" .. see.. everyone is different.
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There were Car -o - line's in european aristocracy for generations so that's a thought! Queen of England for example. Personally, I think each Caroline should be entitled to be addressed as she chooses and not based on what's more common in the country of the speaker. I hate being called Care - o - lin though I can just cope with being called Car - o -lina by Spanish friends. Love Caroline Scotland
In a recent replay of an interview with Jacqueline Kennedy when she was first lady she pronounced her daughter's name Care-o-lyn. She should know. Look up any old Jackie Kennedy press, it will confirm.
My name is Caroline, I am in high school and I have always pronounced it Care-oh-line. However, at first about half of my teachers thought it was pronounced Care-oh-lynn, which is a different spelling (Carolyn). I am not sure why it is so hard to pronounce when the last four letters spell the word 'line'. It really makes no sense to me why anyone would pronounce it differently.
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