Carl

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Karl [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Karl

Patronyms (male)

Carlinpoika Finland
Carlsen Denmark Norway
Carlson Norway Sweden
Carlssen Norway
Carlsson Iceland Norway Sweden
Carlssøn Norway
Carlsøn Norway
Carlzon Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Carldatter Norway
Carldotter Norway
Carlintytär Finland
Carlsdatter Denmark Norway
Carlsdotter Norway Sweden
Carlsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Carl
Genitive: Carls
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Carl
Genitive: Carlin
Partitive: Carlia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Carl
Accusative: Carl
Dative: Carli
Genitive: Carls
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Carl
Genitive: Carls
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Carl
Genitive: Carls

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [ˌkɑːɹl]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 5 24598 133288
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 9058 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 3879 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 5970
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Carl(m) Sources: [4][5][6][7]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Carl(m) Sources: [8]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Carl(m)

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. details see Name Statistic tables