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Boy Name: Karlin

Name: Karlin
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rlin, kar-lin\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Karlin's also a girl name)
Meaning: free man
Origin: German
Sounds Like: Carlin, Garlin, Karlan
Similar Names: Katlin, Harlin, Kalin, Kaelin, Karli, Marlin
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 18162


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

The baby name Karlin sounds like Carlin, Garlin and Karlan. Other similar baby names are Katlin, Harlin, Kalin, Kaelin, Karli and Marlin.


Karlin is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#18162 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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