Name Carla Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Carla


Carla is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Carla?

Carla is the feminine form of the masculine name Carl. Carl is an Old German variant of Charles and also derived from the name Hariolus, a diminutive of names beginning with “Harja-“.

What does the name Carla mean?

Carla means “free woman” (from Middle Low German “kerle”) and “warrior”, “army” (from Old High German “heri”).

Pronunciation of Carla

Variants of the name Carla


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Popularity of the name Carla

The name Carla is ranked #356 overall.

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