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As a word in Swedish it means man. Common in hyphenated names such as Karl-Erik, Karl-Johan etc. Most Karls are called Kalle, although I've heard a Karl-Erik being called Kelle.
― Anonymous User  1/15/2007
Also a masculine name in Slovenia.
earthnut  7/2/2007
Strange that Irish people are giving their kids such a german name.
johann14  10/2/2007
To mum2bubba: It's very common in Sweden (and probably the other Scandinavian countries).
Dahlis  4/19/2008
The name Karl was given to 160 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/19/2013
The name Karl was given to 180 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/21/2016
Karlchen is a German nickname used for Karl.
Jake Fax  7/8/2016
While the name is associated with predominantly Russian and German people, the name has become much more popular in the UK and the US.
― Anonymous User  7/27/2016
Also Bulgarian form of Charles.
Sofia  5/28/2017

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