Carl name meaning

name meaning: Carl \c(a)-rl\ as a boy's name is pronounced karl. It is of Old German origin. From Karl, the German form of Charles (Old German) "free man". See also Carlos. Poet Carl Sandburg; journalist Carl Bernstein; astronomer/author Carl Sagan; psychologist Carl Jung.

Carl has 3 variant forms: Carel, Karel and Karl.

For more information, see also the related name Carlyle.

Baby names that sound like Carl are Carly, Carlo and Caryl.

View a list of the 8 names that reference Carl.

origin:  German
number of letters: 4. see all 4-letter names