Meaning of Carlo

Meaning of Carlo
Name
it Carlo
Gender
Male
Meaning
Drift from the Frankish name Karl and in its turn from the German Karla, than initially meant “man”, and in later age took the meaning of “man of free condition”. In 737 Carlo Martello assumed in France the royal power, giving life to the dynasty of the Carolingi, to which the most famous Carlo Magno belonged.
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In Italy about 416496 people are called Carlo
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Variants
en Charles

de Karl

fr Charles

es Carlos

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