Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From an Old German name derived from karl meaning "man" and man meaning "person, 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

Other Languages & CulturesKarlmann(German)
User SubmissionCarlomán


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 360.
Entry updated December 7, 2022