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Meaning & History

From a Germanic name derived from karl (see CHARLES) and man "man". This was the name of several Frankish rulers, including the 8th-century Carloman I who ruled jointly with his brother Charlemagne for a time.
VariantCarlman Ancient Germanic
Other Languages & CulturesKarlmann German
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Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 360
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute