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Carl (disambiguation)

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'''Carl''' is, in English, a rare version of '''Charles'''.
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'''Carl''' and '''Karl''' are German versions of '''Charles'''.
  
 
* [[Carl F. Hostetter]], linguist.
 
* [[Carl F. Hostetter]], linguist.
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Carl is a name used by Tolkien for several characters in Middle-earth, and is a name in its own right outside the legendarium.

Middle-earth

Probably related to the Rohirric Ceorl, Carl was used by several Hobbits in the ancestry of the Cotton Family.

Real world

Carl and Karl are German versions of Charles.


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