Meaning:Free man
Karla is a girl’s name of German origin. This feminine title stems from the masculine Karl, meaning “free man”. Give this name to your little one and she will know the power of her own liberty, growing into an independent young woman, ready to take on the world. Transported overseas, Karl came to inspire the British name Charles, which eventually took the feminine form of Charlotte. When a name wields this much influence, it’s an opportunity to give baby undeniable prestige.

Popularity Trend Chart

Roll over the visual for detailed rankings by year.

Source: Social Security Administration

Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.