Carl
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
KAHRL
Meaning
Free man
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Carl is a German variant of Charles. Charles originates in Germanic languages and means "free man". It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. Popular with European royalty, the famous bearers include several emperors, kings, dukes and princes, currently the most famous being Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II. Recently, the popularity of the name Charles has declined in the United States.

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Famous Carls

Carl Bosch - Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry
Carl Jung - psychologist
Carl Reiner - actor
Carl Voss - hockey player
Carl Betz - actor
Carl Braun - basketball player
Carl Dale - baseball player
Carl Everett - baseball player
Carl Sagan - cosmologist, author

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