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I know a girl named 'Kalle'. It's pronounced like 'Callie'.
PeacieFreak13  6/8/2005
Very common pet name in Sweden. Donald Duck is called Kalle Anka.
― Anonymous User  12/16/2005
Kalle Blomkvist is the name of the boy detective in several children's books by Astrid Lindgren (of Pippi Longstocking fame). In the English translations he is called Bill Bergson.
Kosta  6/5/2008
Pronounced KAHL-leh.
Yippal  7/30/2009
One famous Kalle in North America is Estonia-born Kalle Lasn, co-founder of Adbusters Media Foundation.
embryomystic  3/14/2011
As the previous comment says, it's pronounced KAHL-leh. My little boy is named Kalle and many non-Scandinavian people mispronounce it "Kallie". I still love this name though.
― Anonymous User  4/22/2011
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes is called Kalle in Sweden (Hobbes is Hobbe).
Caprice  10/9/2012
Kalle Anka is the Swedish name for Donald Duck.
Zanizaila  4/7/2014
Kalle is a classical nickname for Karl in Sweden.
Jake Fax  7/8/2016
The name Kalevi is often associated with Kalle as a more gentle, playful, relaxed easy going person.
Kalevi  10/25/2017

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