Carl (name)

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Carl
PronunciationCarl
GenderMale
Origin
Word/NameOld Norse
Other names
Related namesmany, see text
 
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Carl
PronunciationCarl
GenderMale
Origin
Word/NameOld Norse
Other names
Related namesmany, see text

Carl is a popular variant of the name Charles (see there). The name originates from the old Scandinavian languages and is still one of the most popular names in Sweden. The name has status as a Royal name in Sweden and Sweden's King is the 16th Swedish monarch with the name Carl.

List of people named Carl[edit]

Royalty[edit]

(other Swedish and Norwegian royalty so named are listed on English Wikipedia as Charles)

Carl as a family name[edit]

Carl as a given name[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

Derived surnames[edit]

Derived placenames[edit]

Many of these are in reference to Charlemagne. Carolina is named for Charles II of England.

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