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What does Karlson mean?

Karlson Pronunciation of Karlson [karl-son] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian derivation, and the name Karlson means "son of Carl". Karlson is an alternate spelling of Carlsen (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian.


Karlson has 6 variants: Carlson, Carlssen, Carlsson, Karlsen, Karlssen and Karlsson.

Creative forms:
(male) Karlko, Karlon, ..

(female) Karlsie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karlson Maverick (K.M.), ..

How popular is Karlson?

Karlson is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#15244 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Karlson has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karlson name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aarron, Bardon, Baron, Barton, Bryson, Carleton, Carlton, Carson, Colson, Dalton, Daron, Darrion, Darron, Darton, Darwon (see Darwin), Daulton, Dawson, Earlston, Earlton, Faron, Farron, Galvon, Garson, Garton, Hardon, Harmon, Haroon, Jaelon, Jaison, Jalon, Jansson, Jarron, Jaxson, Jaylon, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalen, Kannon, Karl, Karlan, Karle, Karlin, Karlo, Karlos, Karlton, Karman, Karson, Kason, Kaylob, Kelvon, Kyron, Larron, Larson, Larsson, Madyson, Marion, Marlon, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marmion, Marton, Neilson, Orson, Parson, Paulson, Pearsson, Salmon, Samson, Talmon, Talon, Tanson, Taron, Taroon, Taylon, Verlon and Wilson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Karlson.

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