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Carla Name Meaning and Origin

Carla Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Strong, Free, Feminine

Name Origin


Carla is a name of Germanic origin, derived from the name Karl, meaning 'man' or 'free man'. It is also a feminine form of Carlo, which means 'man' in Italian. Carla has connotations of strength and independence, while still retaining its feminine charm.

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Carla Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Carla is easy to pronounce with a clear 'Car' sound followed by a soft 'la'. It flows smoothly and is pleasant to the ear.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Carla create a balanced and rhythmic pronunciation. It has a nice cadence that is easy to say and remember.

Famous People Named Carla

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● Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni is an Italian-French singer-songwriter and former model. She gained international fame for her music and was also the First Lady of France from 2008 to 2012.

● Carla Gugino

Carla Gugino is an American actress known for her roles in films such as 'Sin City', 'Watchmen', and 'San Andreas'. She has also appeared in TV series like 'Entourage' and 'The Haunting of Hill House'.

● Carla Hall

Carla Hall is an American chef and television personality, best known for her appearances on cooking shows like 'Top Chef' and 'The Chew'. She is also a cookbook author and advocate for healthy eating.

Carla Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Carla

The name Carla does not typically evoke negative connotations or associations. It is a widely accepted and respected name with positive attributes related to strength and independence.

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