Carl (name)

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Carl
PronunciationCarl
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameOld Norse
Other names
Related namesmany, see text
 
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For persons with this and similar names, see Carl (disambiguation), Karl (disambiguation), and Charles.
Carl
PronunciationCarl
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameOld Norse
Other names
Related namesmany, see text

Carl is a popular variant of the name Charles. 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 the first name of the current Sweden's King.

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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