Karla Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Karla:
Variant form of Carla, a feminine form of Carl and Charles, both of which are derived from the Old English coerl (man, freeman, peasant). Var: Carla. Pet: Carley, Carli, Carly, Karley, Karli, Karly.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Karla and Klara are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
- Personal experiences with the name Karla
My mom's name is Karla with a "K" and she is the most fantastic person I have ever met. She is 57 and just went back to school to get a nursing degree after raising 5 kids. She recently told me that she feels the same as when she was 20. She is the most caring, hard working, and ambitious person I know. I love the name Karla and I think the name would sound great now for a little girl.
My grandma's name is Karla. She says it is often misspelled like "Carla" but she is my role model. She is such a strong woman for the family.
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- Meanings and history of the name Karla
Meaning: “free man”
feminine form of Karl
- Famous real-life people named Karla
Canadian serial killer Karla Homolka
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