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Girl Name: Karlene

Name: Karlene
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rle-ne, kar-lene\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: free man
Origin: Slavic
Sounds Like: Karlena, Karlen, Karline, Karlyne
Similar Names: Karlee, Karene, Darlene, Earlene, Harlene, Kalene, Kaylene, Kailene, Kaelene, Marlene
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1962


Karlene \k(a)-rle-ne, kar-lene\ as a girl's name is a variant of Carlene (Old German), Carly (Latin), Caroline (Old German), Charlotte (Old German), Karleen (English) and Karolina (Slavic), and the meaning of Karlene is "free man".

The baby name Karlene sounds like Karlena, Karlen, Karline and Karlyne. Other similar baby names are Karlee, Karene, Darlene, Earlene, Harlene, Kalene, Kaylene, Kailene, Kaelene and Marlene.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Karlene.


Karlene is a very popular first name for women (#1962 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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