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


Karl is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Karl?

Karl is a Scandinavian and German variant of Charles and derived from the name Hariolus.

What does the name Karl mean?

Karl means “man” (from Germanic “karal”), “free man” (from Middle Low German “kerle” or Germanic “karlaz”) and “warrior”, “army” (from Old High German “heri”).

Pronunciation of Karl

Variants of the name Karl


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Popularity of the name Karl

The name Karl is ranked #466 overall.

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