Female, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Carly is a female given name, the feminine form of Carl which comes from Proto-Germanic *karilaz meaning “free man” derived from a PIE root word. It was originally used to refer to men who were not thralls or or servants but who still lived at the bottom of society, connoting the idea of someone who was free.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Karly (English)
  • Carlie (English)
  • Karlie (English)
  • Carlee (English)
  • Karlee (English)
  • Carley (English)
  • Carleigh (English)
  • Karleigh (English)
  • Carli (English)
  • Karli (English)


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