Karl

Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #1103 in 2013 and #1160 in 2014.

Famous People

Karl Malone (Basketball Player), Karl Malden (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Karl Yune (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Karl Geary (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Karl Swenson (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Karl Hardman (Movie Actor), Karl Edward Wagner (Writer), Karl Slover (Movie Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From German and Scandinavian Karl. A variant of Charles.

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).

In German

Origin: From Old High German karal, from Proto-Germanic *karlaz ‎(“free man”), *karilaz ‎(“man, elder”). Cognate with French and English Charles.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Swedish

Origin: From Old Norse Karl, from karl ‎(“free man”), originally a nickname. Popularized by the fame of Charlemagne (Karl in Swedish), from the same Proto-Germanic source.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Origin: From Old Norse Karl, from karl ‎(“free man”), originally a nickname. Popularized by the fame of Charlemagne (Karl in Danish), from the same Proto-Germanic source.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Estonian

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related with English Charles.

In Icelandic

Meaning(s):

-( male name) equivalent to English Carl or Charles

In Norwegian

Origin: From Old Norse Karl, from karl ‎(“free man”), originally a nickname. Popularized by the fame of Charlemagne (Karl in Norwegian), from the same Proto-Germanic source.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).