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carolus

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic 
NAME ROOT:
*HARJAZ / *CHARJA- > *KARLAZ > KARL (ċEORL)
MEANING:
The name's etymology is a common Germanic noun “*karlaz” meaning "free man", which survives in English as “churl”, Old English (Anglo-Saxon) “ċeorl”, which developed its deprecating sense in the Middle English period. In turn, this name derives from the West Frankish name “Háriolus”, a pet form of Germanic names beginning with “*harjaz / *charja-“, meaning “army, army leader, commander, warrior”. The name took a Romanic influence. The Germanic “H” would be represented by a “C” in Romanic spelling; this is where the “C” or “K” came in. The feminine form Caroline and Carolina derive from “Carolus” which is Latin for Charles (English) from which it also derives Charlotte and its derivates. The name was notably borne by Charlemagne “Charles the Great” and was at the time Latinized as Karolus as “in Vita Karoli Magni”, later also as Carolus. Charles the Great (German: Karl der Große; Latin: Carolus or Karolus Magnus) or Charles I, was the King of the Franks from 768, the King of Italy from 774, the first Holy Roman Emperor, and the first emperor in western Europe since the collapse of the Western Roman Empire three centuries earlier.

Usage

  • Ancient Germanic (Latinized)Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
  • dutchdutch

Related names

VARIANTS
Ancient Germanic - Latinized
karolus

dutch
karel, carel
FEMININE
dutch
carola, charlotte, carla
PET & SHORT FORM
Ancient Germanic - Latinized
Háriolus

dutch
Kareltje

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
afrikaans
charl
albanian
karlo
basque
karlos, karlo
catalan
carlos, carles
croatian
karlo
czech
karel
danish
charles, karl, carl, karel, Carlis, Karlis
english
charl, charles, karl, carl, carroll, carrol
esperanto
karlo, karolo
estonian
karl, kaarel
faroese
karl
finnish
charles, karl, carl, kaarle, kaarlo, karel, Kaaleppi, Kale, Kali, Kallu, Charle, Karlis
french
charles, Charle
galician
carlos
german
charl, karl, carl, carel
greek
Károlos
greenlandic
charles, karl, carl, kaarali, Kallu, Kârale
hungarian - magyar
kÁroly
icelandic
karl, carl, karel, Karles
irish
calbhach, cathal, searlás, Cathaoir, Seárlas
italian
carlo
latvian
kārlis
lithuanian
karolis
norwegian
charles, karl, carl, karel, Karlot, Karles, Karlis
old danish
karl
old norse
karl
old swedish
karl
portuguese
carlos
russian
karl
sami - lapps
kárral, gárral, gearral, Gállá
scottish
cathal
slovene
karel
spanish
carlos
swedish
charles, karl, carl, karel, Karlot, Carlis, Charle, Karles, Karlis
ukrainian
karl
welsh
charles

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

8
Numerological Values:
8

A person with name-number 8 is ambitious, confident, practical and has a great ability to execute plans. They are achievers and seek to reach the top of their field through hard work.

Chakra Number:
8: The number of the Chakra "Etheric Body"

At the base of the skull or Cerebellum and is also found to be linked to the causal chakra just above the crown chakra to the left in the etheric body. This center enables the individual to achieve advanced out-of-body projection, etheric projection, spiritual perception, and spiritual wisdom. I use the word spiritual here because these abilities and ideas are larger than the self and the earth and is were the ability of remote viewing resides.

Color meaning:

Black is the color of the hidden, the secretive and the unknown, creating an air of mystery. It keeps things bottled up inside, hidden from the world. In color psychology the meaning of the color black is protection from external emotional stress. It creates a barrier between itself and the outside world, providing comfort while protecting its emotions and feelings, and hiding its vulnerabilities, insecurities and lack of self-confidence. In times of fear and uncertainty black contains the energy of the threatening unknown. In a positive state, black is seen as a restful emptiness into which anything may emerge and disappear once again. It is also mysterious, providing a sense of potential and possibility.

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