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Name Carl

Origin:From a Old High German word for man, husbandTools:

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About the name Carl in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
US 2015 rank:#600     ... 598:Ariel, 599:Quincy, 600:Carl, 601:Kristopher, 602:Alvin ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Cael, Caol, Cara, Cari, Carla, Carli, Carlo, Carly, Carol, Cary     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Carl

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, female:diminutive of Charles and thus also a female form of this name
Info about origin, female:the variant Carol is probably chosen by parents because of the common English word carol (Christmas song)
Info about origin, male:old Germanic name
 known from the famous king Charles the Great, also called Charlemagne (8th/9th century AD)
 only in the 19th century the name became really popular
Words:karal = the man, the husband  Old High German
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:1:Charlotte Australia/NSW 2015,  1:Karl Sweden 2014,  2:Lotte Netherlands 2007,  2:Karlo Croatia 2008,  3:Carlos Colombia 2011,  4:Charlie England+Wales 2012,  4:Caroline Denmark 2008,  4:Karolína Czechia 2012,  5:Carolina Portugal 2015,  5:Carla Spain 2008
Somehow related to:Charles
Old/original forms:Carolus Latinized
Name variants:Carla, Carlee, Carleigh, Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carlina, Carlota, Carlotta, Carly, Carol, Carola, Carole, Carolien, Carolin, Carolina, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carri, Carrie, Carry, Charla, Charlee, Charleen, Charleigh, Charlene, Charlène, Charley, Charli, Charlie, Charline, Charlott, Charlotta, Charlotte, Karla, Karlee, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karlotta, Karly, Karol, Karola, Karoliina, Karolin, Karolina, Karolína, Karoline, Lien, Lotta, Lotte, Lotti, Lottie, Carl, Carlito, Carlo, Carlos, Charles, Charlie, Charly, Chaz, Chuck, Kaarlo, Kale, Kalle, Karel, Karl, Karlis, Karlo, Karol, Károly   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
DenmarkGraph2015 102014 11,  2013 12,  2012 20,  2011 22,  2010 25,  2009 32,  2008 32,  2007 35,  2006 32,  2005 36,  2004 37,  2003 39,  2002 37,  2001 41,  2000 41,  1999 45,  1998 48
France 2002 459
Iceland prevalence 2015 39
NorwayGraph2015 166,  2014 166,  2013 154,  2012 169,  2011 169,  2010 1532009 178,  2008 177
SwedenGraph2015 61,  2014 57,  2013 57,  2012 57,  2011 48,  2010 55,  2009 38,  2008 40,  2007 34,  2006 38,  2005 25,  2004 26,  2003 25,  2002 27,  2001 22,  2000 24,  1999 23,  1998 21
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 204,  1980-1989 116,  1970-1979 90,  1960-1969 57
USA prevalence 1990 47
USA yearlyGraph2015 600,  2014 613,  2013 580,  2012 539,  2011 591,  2010 571,  2009 520,  2008 491,  2007 446,  2006 427,  2005 415,  2004 369,  2003 354,  2002 349,  2001 318,  2000 304,  1999 290,  1998 260,  1997 260,  1996 250,  1995 213,  1994 203,  1993 193
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