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Carl - Meaning of Carl

What does Carl mean?

Meaning of the name CarlLolaCarlottaKarlottaCarlotteCarlottCarletaCarlenCarlinaCarlottahCarlineCarlotCarlinnCarlanaCarlindaCarlingCarlotaCarlanCarletteKarlonCarlettaCarliteCarlinCarlyn

[ 1 syll. car(l), ca-rl ] The baby girl name Carl is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced KAARL (English, German) †. Carl has its origins in the Germanic, English, and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in English. Carl is a contracted form of the Italian, English, and Spanish Carlotta.

Carl is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1930, 0.005% of baby girls were named Carl. It had a ranking of #950 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. Out of all girl names in its family, Carl was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Carl has mainly been a boy name in the last century. There were 126 times more boys than girls who were named Carl in 1931.

Baby names that sound like Carl include Carle (English), Coraal, Correlle, Cruele, Kreeli, Kreelie, Caral, Carall, Carel (English), Carell, Carely (English), Carill, Carla (English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Latin, and Scandinavian), Carlee (English), Carleh, Carleigh (English), Carley (English), Carli (English), Carlie (English), and Carliyle (English).

† Pronunciation for Carl: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


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