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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Karalis

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A borrowing from Lithuanian karãlius, itself a borrowing from Belarusian кароль (karól’), ultimately from the name of Charlemagne (cf. Latin Carolus, German Karl, Karol). It was coined by A. Kronvalds in 1870. It soon became popular, possibly because of its similarity with Russian король (korolʹ, “king”) and its apparent connection to karš (“war”), and mostly replaced the earlier Germanism ķēniņš.

  1. king (the monarch of a kingdom; the title of this monarch)
    Anglijas ― the of England
    karaļa ― dynasty
    kronēt ― to crown the
  2. king (the most important, influential or outstanding member of a group)
    Zagroba ir cirku ― Zagroba is the circus
    zvēru ― the of animals, beasts
  3. (chess) king (the most important piece, the capture of which signals the end of a game of chess)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Karalis

Giannis Karalis is a soccer player for the PAS Lamia 1964, Atromitos F.C., PAE Kerkyra, A.E.K. (sports club), Kallithea F.C., and AO Chania F.C. Giannis was born on November 6th, 1988 in Athens.


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Popularity of Karalis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karalis U.S.
  White 98.26% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karalis

People with the last name Karalis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Karalis

  • How Popular is the name Karalis? As a last name Karalis was the 46,219th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Karalis? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Karalis was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Karalis: Your name in reverse order is Silarak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sraikal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karalis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 461 people with the last name Karalis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karalis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Karalis as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Karaliss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Karalis born Jun 13, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1525. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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