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Girl Name: Karlin

Name: Karlin
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rlin, kar-lin\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Karlin's also a boy name)
Meaning: free man
Origin: German
Sounds Like: Carlin, Karlyn, Karlina, Karlen, Karline, Karolin, Karlein
Similar Names: Kalin, Karlie, Karli, Karmin, Karrin, Karin, Katlin, Kaylin, Kailin, Kaelin, Marlin
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 18162


Karlin \k(a)-rlin, kar-lin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Karlin), is a variant of Carlene (Old German) and Karleen (English), and the meaning of Karlin is "free man".

The baby name Karlin sounds like Carlin, Karlyn, Karlina, Karlen, Karline, Karolin and Karlein. Other similar baby names are Kalin, Karlie, Karli, Karmin, Karrin, Karin, Katlin, Kaylin, Kailin, Kaelin and Marlin.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Karlin.


Karlin is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#18162 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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