Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Fact of the Day: Charles Karl

The English name Charles is taken from a French version of the Germanic name Karl. 

13 comments:

  1. Ohh is it? Informative.
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  2. Never knew that. Makes sense though

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  3. That's pretty neat Adam! Hugs...RO

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  4. I did NOT know that! I sure love your 'facts'. My dad was Charles, my brother was Charles and I have a grandson named Charles.

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  5. And that came from the Old English Ceorl. My brother's name... Charles. Not Karl. Not Ceorl.

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  6. I knew that! Charlemagne is known as Karl Der Grosse in German (Karl the great)

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  7. Didn't know that and I do know someone named Carl.

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  8. And some people didn't know that!
    Unbelievable.
    Colin

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  9. I wonder how you'd get Chuck from Karl... Chuck Marx, imagine. lol

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  10. My brother-in-law is named "Cathal" which is sometimes Anglicized as "Charles." Karl is so much easier to say.

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