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Carl is a popular variant of the name Charles. The name originates from the old German languages and is still one of the most popular names in Germany and Sweden. The name has status as a Royal name in Sweden and the first name of the current Sweden's King.
List of people named Carl [ edit ]
Royalty [ edit ]
(most other Swedish and Norwegian royalty so named - see Carl of Sweden! - are listed on English Wikipedia as Charles)
Carl as a family name [ edit ]
Christian Thomsen Carl (1676-1713), Danish navy officer. Middle name also given as Thomasen, Thomesen, Thomasen, or Thomesen.
Carl as a given name [ edit ]
Carl Ballantine (1917-2009), American actor
Carl Barbour, Famous Ohioan
Carl L. Boeckmann
Carl Brashear, U.S. Navy Master Diver
Carl Garrigus, American football player
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Carl Gunnarsson, Swedish hockey player
Carl August Hagberg, Swedish linguist
Carl Jenkinson, Football (soccer) player
Carl Kasell, American radio personality
Carl Linnaeus (Carl von Linné)
Carl Marino, actor and former deputy sheriff
Carl Menger, Austrian economist
Carl Oliver (born 1969), Bahamian sprinter and Olympic medallist
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Carl Pursell, American politician
Carl Reiner, American actor, director, and comedian
Carl Rogers, American psychologist and psychotherapist
Carl Schueler, American race walker
Carl Söderberg, Forward for the Boston Bruins
Carl Heinrich Stratz, German-Russian gynecologist
Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, American actor and singer, best known as "Alfalfa" from the ( Our Gang ) comedy shorts Little Rascals
Carl Maria von Weber
Carl Czerny, Pianist
Fictional characters [ edit ]
Carl Kolchak, a character from Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Carl Brutananadilewski, a character from Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
Carl Carlson, a character from The Simpsons
Carl Fredricksen, a character from Disney-Pixar's Up (2009 film)
Carl "CJ" Johnson, a character in the Grand Theft Auto video game series
Carl Normal, a perfectly regular guy in the real-life series My Story
Carl Grimes, a notoriously elusive character from the comic/TV series The Walking Dead Carl Denham, a character from the 1933 film
and its King Kong 2005 remake
Carl Hamilton, a Swedish secret agent of novels by Jan Guillou.
Carl Wheezer, a character from Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
Carl Winslow, a character from the TV series Family Matters
Carl Caston, an alter ego of the character Collin from the TV series "Welcome to Studio 54." Carl Bentley, a character from the 1995 film
Carl Elias, a recurring antagonist from The Science fiction drama Persons of interest.
Carl Clover, a playable character in the Blazblue fighting game series. Carl Spackler - possible the most influential character of the 1980's - the groundskeeper from CaddyShack
Derived surnames [ edit ]
The are several derivations of the surname Carl, most of them originating as "son of Carl":
Derived placenames [ edit ]
Many of these are in reference to
Charlemagne. Carolina is named for Charles II of England.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]