Karla - girls name

Karla name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 58%

Karla name meaning:

The name Karla is a feminine variant of the name Charles, which has Germanic origins. It is derived from the Germanic word "karl," meaning "free" or "man," and has been used as a female given name since the early 20th century. The name Karla represents strength, independence, and freedom. It carries a sense of empowerment and confidence.

Karla is a name that exudes a strong and determined personality. Girls named Karla tend to be ambitious, self-reliant, and assertive. They possess leadership qualities and are not afraid to stand up for themselves and others. Karla is a name that symbolizes a woman who breaks free from societal expectations and strives for equality and success.

In summary, the name Karla encompasses notions of freedom, strength, and independence. It represents a woman who is confident in her abilities and is determined to make her mark in the world.

Origin: English

Feminine variant of Charles meaning manly.

Related names

Charles , Arletta, Caralyn, CarIes, Carilla, Carilyn, Carilynne, CarIo, Carletta, Carlita, Carlotta , Caro, Carola, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carole, Caroliana, Carolina , Carolo, Carolyne, Carolynn, Chardae, Charlaine, Charlayne, Charlee , Charleen, Charleena, Charlena, Charlene , Charlette, Charley , Charli , Charlie , Charline, Charlisa, Charlita, Charlotta, Charly, Charlyn, Charlynn, Charmayne, Charmine, Chars, Chas, Chatlie, Chattie, Chick, Chuck, Ebbaneza, Ebeneezer, Ebeneser, Ebenezar, Ebenezeer, Estella , Karl , Karla , Karol , Lottie , Lotty , Sharlene, Siarl, Totty

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Overall UK ranking: 2341 out of 5581

11 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Karla

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