What does Karlie mean?
Karlie [kar-lie] as a name for girls has its roots in Latin and Old German, and the meaning of Karlie is "free man". Karlie is an alternate spelling of Carly (Latin): feminine of Charles. Karlie is also a variation of Carol (Old German). Karlie is also used as a derivative of Caroline (Old German), Charlotte (Old German), Karla (Greek, Old German) and Karolina (Slavic, Old German).
63 more alternative forms via Carly, Carol, Caroline, Charlotte, Karla, Karolina: Callie▲, Caralin, Caraline, Cari▼, Cariel, Carilis, Carlan, Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carlene▼, Carlin, Carlina, Carline, Carlita, Carllen, Carlyn, Carlyne, Carole▼, Carolee, Carolin, Carri, Carrie▼, Caryle, Charle, Charlie▲, Charline, Charlsie, Karaleen, Karalina, Karaline, Karalyn, Karel, Karelyn, Kari▼, Karilyn, Karleen, Karlein, Karlen, Karlena, Karlene, Karlicka, Karlika, Karlina, Karline, Karlinka, Karlita, Karlota, Karlote, Karlotte, Karlyne, Karlyta, Karol▼, Karole, Karolin, Karoline, Karolyn, Karolyne, Karryl, Karyl, Karyll, Kerril and Sharline.Creative forms:
(female) Katlie, Krilie, ..
(male) Karkin, Karni, .. Middle name pairings:
Karlie Ariane (K.A.), ..
How popular is Karlie?
Karlie is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Karlie is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Karlie entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #597 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is presently at #815. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Karlie (#815 a year ago) are Callie (#196 a year ago), Cari, Carla (#873), Carlee (#768), Carleen, Carleigh (#1095), Carlene, Carley (#1106), Carli (#1521), Carlie (#1047), Carline, Carly (#389), Carlyn, Carol (#1768), Carole, Carolee, Carolin, Caroline (#62), Carri, Carrie (#1680), Charlie (#207), Charline, Charlotte (#9), Charlsie, Karel, Kari (#1817), Karla (#510), Karlee (#701), Karleen, Karleigh (#1096), Karlene, Karley (#1320), Karli (#1292), Karly (#1348), Karol, Karole, Karolina (#1712), Karoline (#1605), Karolyn and Karyl. Other forms, like Karlyta, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Karlie was at its peak during the years 1940-1949 (average #1293) and is now much less (#1437, ▼63%), with forms such as Carly becoming less in vogue. Caroline is more familiar than the rest, though Charlotte is currently the top form.
Karlie▲ is pronounced similarly to Carlah, Carlia, Carlla, Corlee and Corlie. Other recommended names are Baylie, Cahlie, Cailie, Calie, Carie, Carle, Carmie, Darsie, Haelie, Hailie▼, Hallie, Harlee▲, Harlie, Haylie▼, Kacie▼, Kadie, Kaeli, Kaelin, Kaili, Kaitie, Kalia, Kalie, Kalin, Kallee, Kalli, Kandie, Karalee, Karene, Karie, Karin▼, Karis, Karlyn, Kasie, Kassie, Kathie▼, Katlin▼, Kaycie, Kayle, Kaylee, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylin, Kayllie, Kaysie, Keelie, Keilie, Keylie, Koralie, Korie, Korrie, Kylie▲, Lallie, Mallie▼, Margie▼, Marjie, Markie, Marlie, Marlies, Marlin, Marlis, Marnie, Pearlie▼, Sallie▼, Sarie, Sharlie, Talie, Tallie, Vallie▼, Wallie and Zailie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karlie.See names in meaning and etymology.