Karel Name Meaning & Origin

Karel

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Origin of the name Carol:

Feminine form of the Latin Carolus, which is a cognate of Charles (full-grown, a man, freeman), and a short form of Caroline, another feminine form of Carolus. Alternatively, the name is derived from the vocabulary word carol (joyous song, a carol). Var: Carol, Carrol, Carroll, Carryl, Caryl.

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This name is also used as a woman's name and for me, is not pronounced as Carol. For me it is pronounced Kar-elle (emphasis on the "elle"). It's of Czech Republic origins, and from my research means Woman of Strength, Joyful Song.

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This is one of my friend's names from Suffolk, and she pronounces it like Carol.

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