What does Karly mean?
Karly /kar-ly/ as a girls' name is of Latin and Old German origin, and the meaning of Karly is "free man". Karly is an alternate form of Carly (Latin): feminine of Charles. Karly is also a form of Charlotte (Old German). Karly is also used as a variant of Karla (Greek, Old German).
How popular is Karly?
Karly is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3259 out of 4276, Top 76%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Karly for girls. Karly was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex position of #558 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Karly and affiliated names. Carla (#864 in 2014), Carlee (#829), Carleigh, Carley, Carli, Carlie (#966), Carly (#357), Charla, Charlotte (#10), Karla (#504), Karlee (#693), Karlene, Karley, Karli, Karlie (#885) and Sharla are the popular related forms of Karly rated in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Karlyne, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Karly was at its most widespread in 1998 (adoption of 0.393%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.17%, ▼57%), with forms like Carla, Carlee, Carley, Carlie and Karly becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlotte has been the most popular choice, although Karlee appears to be getting popular too.
Thinking of names?
Karly▼ is alike in pronunciation to Carely, Carlah, Carlia, Carlla, Corley and Corly. Other recommended similar baby names are Arly, Cally, Caroly, Hadly, Haely, Hally, Harly, Kaala, Kacey▼, Kaela▼, Kaeley, Kaelyn▲, Kahla, Kahley, Kaila▼, Kaili, Kaity, Kala▼, Kaley▼, Kali▲, Kalle, Kalley, Kalli, Kally, Kaly, Kalyn▼, Kamlyn, Kandy, Kara▲, Karan, Karel, Karelyn, Karie, Karilyn, Karin▼, Karis, Karlen, Karlyn, Karlynn, Karol▼, Karole, Karolyn, Karon▼, Karra, Karri, Karry, Karryl, Karryn, Kary, Karyl, Karyll, Kasey▼, Kasy, Katey, Katla, Katy▼, Kayley▼, Kayli▼, Kaysy, Kealy, Korey, Laily, Lally, Mally, Sally▼, Sarely, Tally, Verly and Wally. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karly.