GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KER-əl, KAR-əl [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of CAROLINE
. It was formerly a masculine name, derived from CAROLUS
. The name can also be given in reference to the English vocabulary word, which means "song" or "hymn".
OTHER LANGUAGES: Carolus, Karl (Ancient Germanic), Carles, Carlos (Catalan), Karlo, Lina (Croatian), Kája, Karel (Czech), Carl, Ina, Karl, Lina, Line (Danish), Karel, Lien (Dutch), Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl, Liina, Kalle (Finnish), Charles, Charlot (French), Carl, Ina, Karl (German), Kale (Hawaiian), Károly, Lili, Karcsi (Hungarian), Séarlas (Irish), Carlo, Lina (Italian), Sjarel (Limburgish), Karolis, Lina (Lithuanian), Carl, Ina, Karl, Lina, Line (Norwegian), Kaja, Karol (Polish), Carlos, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos (Portuguese), Carol (Romanian), Karol (Slovak), Karel, Karol (Slovene), Carlos, Carlito, Carlitos (Spanish), Carl, Ina, Karl, Lina, Kalle (Swedish), Siarl (Welsh)
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