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Boy Name: Karlsson

Name: Karlsson
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rlsson, kar-lsson\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Carl
Origin: Scandinavian
Sounds Like: Karlson, Karlssen, Carlsson
Similar Names: Karlsen, Carlson, Carlssen, Karson, Karlton
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 27531


Karlsson \k(a)-rlsson, kar-lsson\ as a boy's name is a variant of Carlsen (Scandinavian), and the meaning of Karlsson is "son of Carl".

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


Karlsson is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#27531 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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