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The name Karl is of German origin, and means man.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Karl has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Karl
Use of the Name Karl for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
97,240 59,838 17,067 4,041 1,613 570 271
The table below indicates the number of times the name Karl has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Karl
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188037721  
188129929  
188227240  
188328733  
188429834  
188524944  
188624948  
188722449  
188820771  
188922950  
189024847  
189120361  
189223059  
189321663  
189420173  
189521167  
189623460  
189722958  
189824153  
189923949  
190023375  
190123554  
190222365  
190321370  
190423067  
190524365  
1906172106  
190721589  
190821196  
1909210102  
191025193  
1911195156  
1912181324  
1913178385  
1914161548  
1915161715  
1916176685  
1917182673  
1918209600  
1919234517  
1920245504  
1921233571  
1922246525  
1923234570  
1924231583  
1925225588  
1926227592  
1927212627  
1928220598  
1929207634  
1930205651  
1931204634  
1932193668  
1933181680  
1934186689  
1935172807  
1936165831  
1937162906  
1938162985  
1939171864  
1940174856  
1941177865  
1942181873  
1943182907  
1944186831  
1945195761  
1946185992  
19471831,124  
19481791,182  
19491731,311  
19501741,300  
19511751,439  
19521711,557  
19531621,655  
19541641,748  
19551501,920  
19561502,053  
19571472,335  
19581462,345  
19591482,348  
19601352,595  
19611382,543  
19621422,451  
19631362,513  
19641352,400  
19651542,015  
19661581,794  
19671591,692  
19681681,599  
19691801,560  
19701771,574  
19711911,321  
19721991,169  
1973220982  
19742131,006  
1975227898  
1976233871  
1977230936  
1978232899  
1979234952  
19802251,057  
19812261,060  
1982240968  
1983242913  
1984244893  
1985242954  
1986249901  
1987260853  
1988273842  
1989273908  
1990295855  
1991317810  
1992336738  
1993356662  
1994381612  
1995389599  
1996448503  
1997457482  
1998482455  
1999533389  
2000564365  
2001579350  
2002608328  
2003656299  
2004701271  
Totals:  97,240 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Karl as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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