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Girl Name: Karel

Name: Karel
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rel\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Karel's also a boy name)
Meaning: free man
Origin: German
Sounds Like: Karyl, Karol, Carel
Similar Names: Karmel, Karen, Darel, Karee
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 40344


Karel \k(a)-rel\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Karel), is a variant of Carol (Old German), and the meaning of Karel is "free man".

The baby name Karel sounds like Karyl, Karol and Carel. Other similar baby names are Karmel, Karen, Darel and Karee.


Karel is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#40344 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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