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Thoughts on Carl?
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RainCheckMate · 26/04/2022 17:32

Do you like the name Carl?

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LividLaVidaLoca · 26/04/2022 17:32

Should stay in the 80s I reckon.

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Comedycook · 26/04/2022 17:37

It's actually quite a nice name although does sound dated. Maybe you could start a revival?!

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robbieudo · 26/04/2022 17:48

I love it - but would use Karl :-)

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AHungryCaterpillar · 26/04/2022 17:49

No

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miltonj · 26/04/2022 18:17

Yeah, I like it if!

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toastofthetown · 26/04/2022 18:19

It’s a bit dated but there’s nothing wrong with it if that doesn’t bother you.

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MinoucheSapphic · 26/04/2022 18:19

I'm not keen on it. I don't think it's terrible, but it sounds dated to me. I do like the Italian form, Carlo, though I wonder if it's wearable for a non-Italian child.

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WhoppingBigBackside · 26/04/2022 18:49

1960s/70s name

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Abetes · 26/04/2022 18:50

I don’t like it. Sorry,

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maddy68 · 26/04/2022 18:51

Not keen

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SunshiningBoo · 26/04/2022 18:53

I like it.

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DoodleBelle · 26/04/2022 18:54

Awful. Way too soon for a revival.

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Aquamarine1029 · 26/04/2022 18:54

Awful.

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Ihatethenewlook · 26/04/2022 18:55

Not for me

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DramaAlpaca · 26/04/2022 18:56

No. It's awful.

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FishFingerSandwiches4Tea · 26/04/2022 18:57

I like it! Prefer it to the infinite Oliver/Oscar et al

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PukkaP · 26/04/2022 18:59

It's my DH's name, but I don't like it. He doesn't either.

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Silversprinkles · 26/04/2022 19:12

Sounds very 80s to me but not in a good way. The Carls I knew were rough as fuck in neon shell suits pretending to be boxers and trying to pick fights in the street every Saturday night.

Sorry Blush

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Amandasummers · 26/04/2022 19:16

Not a fan, don't mind Karl as much even though they're pronounced the same!

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MurderAtTheBeautyPageant · 26/04/2022 19:48

I don't mind it at all, surprised so many people are vehemently against it. Prefer it with a K though.

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Indiana2021 · 26/04/2022 19:50

If you use it don't move to Scotland as it would be pronounced as Carol.

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rahjama · 26/04/2022 19:51

I don't like it either

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ijustcouldntthinkofausername · 26/04/2022 19:54

MinoucheSapphic

I'm not keen on it. I don't think it's terrible, but it sounds dated to me. I do like the Italian form, Carlo, though I wonder if it's wearable for a non-Italian child.

Quite like Carlo actually

But not Carl sadly. Same era as Martin, Gary, Neil etc.. very dated

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timestheyarechanging · 26/04/2022 21:25

No but I'm opinionated as it's my ex bf name!

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17caterpillars1mouse · 26/04/2022 21:31

Not a fan, but I think Carla for a girl is gorgeous

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