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What does Karlo mean?

Karlo Pronunciation of Karlo [kar-lo] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and Karlo means "free man". Karlo is an alternate spelling of Karl (Old German): German variation of Charles.


Karlo has 1 variant: Karli.

13 more relations via Karl: Carl, Kale, Karel, Karlan, Karle, Karlens, Karlin, Karlos, Karlton, Karol, Karoly, Karrel and Karson.

Creative forms:
(male) Karko, Kerrlo, ..

(female) Karka, Karti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karlo Matias (K.M.), ..

How popular is Karlo?

Karlo is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Carl (#600 last year), Kale (#1100), Karl (#1082), Karlos, Karlton, Karol and Karson (#293) are the prominent alternative forms of Karlo (not ranked). Usage of these relations of Karlo was at its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (average #1458) and has become much reduced since (#1296, 87%), with versions like Carl becoming less fashionable. Karson is the most fashionable name for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carl, Kale, Karl, Karlos, Karlton in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karol, Karson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Karlo is alike in pronunciation to Carley, Carlo, Carlow, Carlowe and Carly. Other suggested similar names are Arlo, Arrlo, Gallo, Galo, Harlo, Kael, Kaeto, Kail, Kaile, Kano, Karam, Kari, Karim, Karlson, Karmelo, Karmi, Karny (see Kearney), Karr, Kato, Kayle, Kaylob, Lallo, Lalo, Laslo, Lazlo, Pablo, Paolo, Paulo, Pavlo and Saulo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Karlo.

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