Name Karl – origin and meaning

Karl is a male name.

Origin of Karl

Karl is a Scandinavian and German variant of Charles.

Meaning of Karl

Karl means “man” (from Germanic “karal”), “free man” (from Middle Low German “kerle”) and “warrior”, “army” (from Hariolus).

Pronunciation of Karl

Alternate spelling of Karl


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