Carl

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Karl [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Karl

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

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

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

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 49,703 people were named Carl (percentage of first or only given name: 89 %) [8]
  • Carl was a heavy storm in Denmark in March 2014.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
24072 139959 2 24 24070 139935
Denmark Denmark[11]
9359
n.a.
0
n.a.
9359
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
6516 0 0
n.a.
6516
Greenland Greenland[13]
52 73
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
31 67
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
3885
n.a.
  #: 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: [10][11][7][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Carl (m) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Carl (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Carl (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Carl (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. details see Name Statistic tables