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Name Kalle

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

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About the name Kalle in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian
Is diminutive of:Karl
Topics:Asteroid 2805 Kalle, discovered 1941
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Halle, Kale, Kalie, Kallie, Alke, Allen, Allie, Ally, Cale, Callen     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Kalle

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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Popularity lists that contain the name Kalle

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Finland/FinnishGraph2008 47,  2007 312006 36
SwedenGraph2006 87,  2005 83,  2004 84,  2003 88,  2002 84,  2001 84,  2000 791999 92,  1998 88