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Karel - Meaning of Karel

What does Karel mean?

Meaning of the name KarelCharlesCarlosCharlieArloCarlChadKarlícekKarlKarlíkKarlousekCharleyChipCarolKaleCarrolCarrollCarlo

[ 2 syll. ka-rel, kar-el ] The baby boy name Karel is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is KAA-RehL in Czech or KAA-RahL in Dutch †. Karel is used predominantly in the Czech, Dutch, and Slavic languages, and it is derived from Germanic origins.

Karel is a variant spelling (Czech, Dutch, and Slavic) of the name Karl (German, Russian, Scandinavian, and Slavic) as well as a variant (Czech) of the name Carl (English, German, and Scandinavian).

Karel is also a variant spelling (Czech, Dutch, and Slavic) of the name Karl (German, Russian, Scandinavian, and Slavic) as well as a variant (Czech, Dutch, and Slavic) of the name Charles (English and French).

Variants of Karel include the pet forms Karlícek (Czech), Karlík (Czech), and Karlousek (Czech).

See also the related categories, slavic, czech, dutch, and germanic (german).

Karel is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2016, within the group of boy names directly linked to Karel, Charles was the most popular. Karel has predominantly been a girl name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Karel include Karle, Carel, Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karlo, Karol, Kerel, Keril, Kerol, Kiral, Kiril, Kirill, Kirklee, Kirkley, Kirklie, Kirkly, Kirkwel, Kirkwell, Kiryl, and Korel.

† Pronunciation for Karel: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

A famous person named Karel is Karel Reisz, Filmmaker, born July 21, 1926 - November 25, 2002, Ostrava, Czechoslovakia.


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