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Gender: Boy Meaning: Free man Origin: German Pronunciation: karl Related Names: Charles, Carl, Carl, Carl

Karl: Popularity

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1044th most popular boys name in the UK

41 recorded births
in 2012

User rating:  Star: on Star: on Star: on Star: off Star: off ( 3.14 from 154 votes )

Additional information about the name Karl:

Karl is a German variant of the English names 'Charles'. It is also a variant spelling of the name 'Carl'. The most famous bearer of this name is Karl Marx, German philosopher and political theorist. Another is Ricky Gervais' comedian friend, Karl Pilkington.

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