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Girl Name: Karlen

Name: Karlen
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rlen, kar-len\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: free man
Origin: Slavic
Sounds Like: Karlyn, Karlin, Karlene, Karlena, Carlen, Karlein
Similar Names: Karlee, Karmen, Karen, Kareen, Karren, Karley, Kaylen, Kalen, Marlen
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 62953


Karlen \k(a)-rlen, kar-len\ as a girl's name is a variant of Carlene (Old German), Caroline (Old German), Karleen (English) and Karolina (Slavic), and the meaning of Karlen is "free man".

The baby name Karlen sounds like Karlyn, Karlin, Karlene, Karlena, Carlen and Karlein. Other similar baby names are Karlee, Karmen, Karen, Kareen, Karren, Karley, Kaylen, Kalen and Marlen.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Karlen.


Karlen is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#62953 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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