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Boy Name: Karli

Name: Karli
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rli, kar-li\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Karli's also a girl name)
Meaning: free man
Origin: German
Sounds Like: Karlo, Karle
Similar Names: Kari, Karlin, Karmi


Karli \k(a)-rli, kar-li\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Karli), is a variant of Karl (Old German), and the meaning of Karli is "free man".

The baby name Karli sounds like Karlo and Karle. Other similar baby names are Kari, Karlin and Karmi.


Karli is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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