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Gender: Male Meaning of Carlsen: "Carl's son" Origin of Carlsen: Scandinavian

The name Carlsen is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "Carl's son". Carlsen and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Freedom and discussed in our forums with posts like "Over the Years (dice CAF) - Round 3".

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Good way to honor Scandinavian roots, or an ancestor named Carl or Charles.

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Pop Culture References for the name Carlsen

Karlssen, Karlson, Carlsson, Karlsen, Carlssen, Carlson, Karlsson


courtneyandwillis Says:


We picked Carlsen for our sons middle name in memory of his great uncle, Carl. It’s also a lastname we have heard watching hockey and liked how it sounded more fresh and formal than Carl did.