Origin:German
Popularity:1705
Meaning:Free man
Carl is a boy's name of German origin. Meaning "free man", this classic name can serve as a reminder of how freely to live his life.

Famous Carls

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  • Carl Hagelin
    Hockey Player
  • Carl Lewis
    Runner
  • Carl Reiner
    Comedian, Director
  • Carl Sagan
    Scientist
  • Carl Yastrzemski
    Baseball Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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