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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAR-əl

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".
Masculine FormsCarl, Charles, Karl
Other Languages & CulturesCharlize(Afrikaans) Carolina, Carolus, Karl(Ancient Germanic) Carla, Carles(Catalan) Carlu(Corsican) Karla, Karlo, Karolina(Croatian) Karel, Karla, Karolína, Kája(Czech) Carl, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Ina, Lina, Line(Danish) Carla, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Karel, Carel, Lien(Dutch) Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl, Karoliina, Iina, Kalle, Liina(Finnish) Carole, Caroline, Charles, Charlot, Line(French) Carl, Carla, Carola, Carolin, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Ina(German) Karolos(Greek) Kale(Hawaiian) Karola, Karolina, Károly, Karcsi, Lili(Hungarian) Séarlas(Irish) Carla, Carlo, Carola, Carolina, Lina(Italian) Sjarel(Limburgish) Karolina, Karolis, Lina(Lithuanian) Karolina(Macedonian) Carl, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Ina, Lina, Line(Norwegian) Karol, Karolina(Polish) Carla, Carlos, Carolina, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos(Portuguese) Carol(Romanian) Karol(Slovak) Karel, Karolina, Ina, Inja, Karol(Slovene) Carla, Carlos, Carolina, Carlito, Carlitos, Lina(Spanish) Carl, Carola, Carolina, Caroline, Karl, Karla, Karolina, Ina, Kalle, Lina(Swedish) Siarl(Welsh)
Same SpellingCarol (2)
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