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What does Karlee mean?

Karlee Pronunciation of Karlee [kar-lee] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Karlee is "free man". Karlee is an alternate spelling of Carly (Latin): feminine of Charles. Karlee is also a variation of Karla (Greek, Old German).


Karlee has 15 variants: Carlee, Carleigh, Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carlye, Karlah, Karleigh, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karlla, Karly, Karlye and Karrla.

9 more alternative forms via Carly, Karla: Carleen, Carlene, Carline, Carlyne, Karlene, Karlesha, Karline, Karlita and Karlyta.

Creative forms:
(female) Kamlee, Kirlee, ..

(male) Karall, Karler, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karlee Selina (K.S.), ..

How popular is Karlee?

Karlee is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Karlee is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Karlee was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #583 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is currently at #701. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karlee name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karlee outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Karlee (#701 in 2015) are Carly (#389 in 2015), Karla (#510), Carlee (#768), Karlie (#815), Carlie (#1047), Carleigh (#1095), Karleigh (#1096), Carley (#1106), Karli (#1292), Karley (#1320), Karly (#1348), Carli (#1521), Karlene, Carlene, Carline and Carleen. Other forms, like Karline, are uncommon. These relations of Karlee were at the apex of their popularity 2 decades ago (usage of 0.4%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.2%, 52.8%). Karla is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Karlie appears to be gaining popularity too, while forms like Karla are now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karlee, Carlee, Carleen, Carleigh, Carlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carline, Carly in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karla, Karleigh, Karlene, Karley, Karli in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karlie, Karly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karlee is pronounced similarly to Carla, Carlah, Carleah, Carlia, Carlla, Corlee, Corley and Corlie. Other recommended names are Bailee, Calee, Callee, Carlen, Carolee, Caylee, Charlee, Darcee, Darleen, Darlene, Earley, Hailee, Harlea, Harleen, Kacee, Kacyee, Kaedee, Kaeley, Kaelie, Kahle, Kaidee, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailie, Kaitee, Kalee, Kaleen, Kalei, Kaley, Kalie, Kallee, Kalley, Kallie, Karaleen, Karalie, Kareen, Karen, Karene, Karie, Karine, Karlen, Karlin, Karlote, Karryl, Karyne, Kasee, Kaydee, Kaylea, Kayleen, Kaylei, Kellee, Keree, Kilee, Koralie, Laree, Marcee, Marilee, Marleen, Marlele, Marlene, Marsee, Marylee, Orlee, Raelee, Saralee, Sharlee and Tallee. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karlee.

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