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Girl Name: Karli

Name: Karli
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rli, kar-li\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Karli's also a boy name)
Meaning: free man
Origin: Slavic
Sounds Like: Carli, Karly, Karlie
Similar Names: Kalli, Karlin, Kari, Karri, Kali, Kahli, Kayli, Kaili, Kaeli


Karli \k(a)-rli, kar-li\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Karli), is a variant of Carly (Latin), Carol (Old German), Caroline (Old German), Charlotte (Old German), Karla (Greek) and Karolina (Slavic), and the meaning of Karli is "free man".

The baby name Karli sounds like Carli, Karly and Karlie. Other similar baby names are Kalli, Karlin, Kari, Karri, Kali, Kahli, Kayli, Kaili and Kaeli.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Karli.


Karli is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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