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What does Karline mean?

Karline Pronunciation of Karline [kar-line] as a girls' name is a Latin, Old German and English name, and the meaning of the name Karline is "free man". Karline is an alternate spelling of Carly (Latin): feminine of Charles. Karline is also a variant of Charlotte (Old German). Karline is also used as a form of Karleen (English).


Karline has 9 variants: Carleen, Carlene, Carline, Carlyne, Karlen, Karlene, Karlin, Karlyn and Karlyne.

27 more different relations via Carly, Charlotte, Karleen: Carlee, Carli, Carlie, Carlita, Carlye, Charlaine, Charlene, Charlie, Charline, Charlyne, Karla, Karlee, Karleigh, Karli, Karlicka, Karlie, Karlika, Karlina, Karlita, Karlota, Karlotte, Karly, Karlye, Karlyta, Sharlaine, Sharlene and Sharline.

Creative forms:
(female) Kalline, Karlime, ..

(male) Karkin, Karne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karline Mckenzie (K.M.), ..

How popular is Karline?

Karline is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Karline is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Karline (outside Top 2000) are Charlotte (#9 a year ago), Charlie (#207), Carly (#389), Karla (#510), Karlee (#701), Carlee (#768), Karlie (#815), Carlie (#1047), Karleigh (#1096), Karli (#1292), Karly (#1348), Carli (#1521), Charlene (#1532), Karlene, Sharlene, Carlene, Charline, Carleen, Charlyne, Carline and Karleen. These relations of Karline were at the height of their popularity in 2013 (average #1282) and have remained as popular to this day (#1296, 3%), but with forms like Carly becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlotte is the all-time favorite, although Karlie appears to be becoming a favorite too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carlee, Carleen, Carlene, Carli, Carlie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carline, Carly, Charlene, Charlie, Charline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charlotte, Charlyne, Karla, Karlee, Karleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karleigh, Karlene, Karli, Karlie, Karly, Sharlene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carly, Charlie, Charlotte outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karline is alike in pronunciation to Carlan, Carlein, Carlen, Carlin, Carlyn, Carlynn, Carlynne, Corlene, Karlein and Karlynn. Other suggested similar names are Carine, Carling, Carlise, Carmine, Catline, Cauline, Darlene, Darlina, Darline, Darlyne, Daryline, Earlene, Earlie, Faline, Fayline, Gayline, Harlie, Jaline, Kaelie, Kaelin, Kalaine, Kalie, Karalie, Karaline, Karene, Karie, Karilynn, Karin, Karina, Karinne, Karlena, Karlote, Karmina, Karolina, Karoline, Karolinka, Karolyna, Karolynn, Karrie, Karrina, Karrine, Karyne, Kateline, Kathline, Katline, Katlyne, Katrine, Kaylie, Kaylinn, Kerrine, Kolline, Koralline, Laraine, Larine, Larsine, Lurline, Marlie, Marlina, Marline, Marlinn, Marlise, Martine, Narine, Rayline and Verline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karline.

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