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Name Kale

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

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About the name Kale in particular

Languages of use:English, Hawaii
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Cale, Dale, Jale, Kade, Kala, Kaleb, Kalel, Kalen, Kaley, Kali     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Kale

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
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 2013,  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

Popularity lists that contain the name Kale

USA yearlyGraph2014 971,  2013 825,  2012 717,  2011 589,  2010 588,  2009 515,  2008 5042007 633,  2006 767,  2005 753,  2004 800,  2003 905,  2002 900,  2001 972,  2000 985,  1998 998