My Miata Has A Name – Karlino!

After almost 3 weeks thinking about this tradition of naming your Miata, I finally name “him” Karlino.

My Miata's name - Karlino!

Nothing that I found in Japanese seemed to work, or it translated funny/strange.  But while I was looking at different name meaning websites, I came across a listing of Irish based names.  Since I’m half Irish on both my Mom’s & Dad’s sides of the family, I figured some of my heritage would be appropriate.  Instead of the names, I was looking at their meanings.  I found one that best described my petite little wannabe racer.  I thought, that’s perfect!  My car is small & it wants to win.  So, the root name I built Karlino on is, Carlin.  The meaning of Carlin, in Irish Gaelic, is “little champion.”  Just right!!!

Karlino!

So, there you have it.  When you read a post here on Racing Ready & I mention Karlino, this will be in reference to my 1999 Mazda Miata.  We’ll see you out there!

Dan

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15 thoughts on “My Miata Has A Name – Karlino!”

  1. My car is named Merope, the seventh sister of the Pleiades (the one who hid her face in shame for marrying a mortal or perhaps in this case being seen with me driving it). Rather than a wanna-be you would call it a has-been. (Subara is Japanese for Pleiades.)

  2. My car is named “Treasure”. I’ve been going with a pirate theme for her from the beginning. I was originally going to name her the more piratey “Booty”, but I figured that would be too easy to misinterpret.

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