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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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Kalle is a classical nickname for Karl in Sweden.
Jake Fax  7/8/2016
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Kalle Anka is the Swedish name for Donald Duck.
Zanizaila  4/7/2014
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Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes is called Kalle in Sweden (Hobbes is Hobbe).
Caprice  10/9/2012
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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
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One famous Kalle in North America is Estonia-born Kalle Lasn, co-founder of Adbusters Media Foundation.
embryomystic  3/14/2011
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Pronounced KAHL-leh.
Yippal  7/30/2009
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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
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Very common pet name in Sweden. Donald Duck is called Kalle Anka.
― Anonymous User  12/16/2005
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I know a girl named 'Kalle'. It's pronounced like 'Callie'.
PeacieFreak13  6/8/2005

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