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Meaning and name origin

Karl \k(a)-rl\ as a boy's name is pronounced karl. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Karl is "free man". German form of Charles. Fashion designers Karl Lagerfield, Karl Kani; economist Karl Marx; basketball player Karl Malone.

Karl has 15 variant forms: Carl, Kale, Karel, Karlan, Karle, Karlens, Karli, Karlin, Karlo, Karlos, Karlton, Karrel, Karol, Karoly and Karson.

There is 1 feminine form of Karl: Karla.


Popularity

Karl is a very popular first name for males (#228 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5123 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Karl for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karl name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Karl and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Carl, Charles, Kale, Karl and Karson. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carl, Charles, Kale, Karl, Karson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carl, Charles, Kale, Karl, Karson outside U.S.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Earl, Jarl, Kael, Kail, Kari, Karr, Kiril and Kyril. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karl.

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