Carla Name Meaning & Origin

Carla

Pronunciation: KAHR-lə (key)

Origin of the name Carla:

A feminine form of Carl and Charles, both of which are derived from the Old English ceorl (man, freeman, peasant). Var: Karla. Pet: Carley, Carli, Carly, Karley, Karli, Karly.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Carlotta, Carly, Karla, Carlene

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Nicknames for Carla

Carrie
Arla
Carly
Carola
Carlota
Carlita

Meanings and history of the name Carla
Famous real-life people named Carla

Carla Bruni (model, singer, French first lady)
Carla Gugino (actor, Spy Kids movies, Sin City)
Carla Morrison (singer)

Carla in song, story & screen

Carla was the waitress in the t.v. show Cheers.
Carla Espinosa, nurse from Scrubs.
Carla Jaeger, mother of Eren Jaeger, the main protagonist in the anime Attack On Titan
Carla was the Draper household maid in Mad Men.

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