You are not signed in. Sign in.

Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

Share This Page:

Baby Genders

Alphabetical List

Name Origins

Boy Name: Karlsen

Name: Karlsen
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rl-sen, kar-lsen\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Carl
Origin: Scandinavian
Sounds Like: Karlson, Karlssen
Similar Names: Karlsson, Carlson, Carlssen, Karson, Carsen, Garlen, Karlton, Karlin, Karlan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 26428


Karlsen \k(a)-rl-sen, kar-lsen\ as a boy's name is a variant of Carlsen (Scandinavian), and the meaning of Karlsen is "son of Carl".

The baby name Karlsen sounds like Karlson and Karlssen. Other similar baby names are Karlsson, Carlson, Carlssen, Karson, Carsen, Garlen, Karlton, Karlin and Karlan.


Karlsen is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#26428 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

« Previous Name Karlotte
Next Name » Karlson


No comments yet. Submit yours!

Feel free to comment on this page.

We would like to know what you think about this and publish your thoughts here! (top)

What say you?

  1. You may optionally give a title for this comment.

  2. Worst to best, 1 to 5, what would you rate this one?

  3. The actual content of your comment. No HTML nor whatsoever allowed.

  4. The author of this comment.

  5. 2 + 2 = ?

    Please answer the question by common sense.