Meaning and Origin of Karel - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Karel

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • English : Song
  • Old German : Freeholder; English feminine form of Carolus; Originally a short form of Caroline; feminine form of Charles
  • American : Variation of Carol
  • German : Meaning “farmer” and (English) meaning “strong”

Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old German : Free man; a variation of Charles
  • Czechoslovakian : Man; Carl's town

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Dutch, German, Czech, and Slovenian : from the personal name Karel (see Charles).