Karla Name Meaning & Origin

Karla

Pronunciation: KAR-lə (key)

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.

Related Names:

Carla, Karlie, Karly

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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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