Gender Masculine

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.

Related Names

VariantCarlman(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesKarlmann(German)
User SubmissionCarlomán


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 360.
Entry updated February 4, 2020