Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Carla f. Fem. of Charles.

The name of a 15th C queen of Cyprus, Jerusalem, and Armenia.

The name was never common in any context, and the diminutive forms were more popular than the radiconym.

France
Middle French
1493 Charlote MSR1838 p. 373; 1562 Charlotte RegPCC-1 p. 8; 1563 Charlote ibid. p. 537, Charlotte ibid. p. 536; 1564 Charlotte ibid. p. 75; 1565 Charlotte ibid. p. 125; 1566 Charlotte ibid. p. 258; 1567 Charlotte ibid. p. 306; 1568 Charlotte ibid. p. 378; 1570 Charlotte ibid. p. 424; 1571 Charlotte ibid. p. 629; 1572 Charlotte ibid. p. 486
Italy
Latin
1285 Carlutie (gen) Perugia1285 p. 157; 1488 Carlotta (nom) CID-3 XCIII, Carlottae (dat) ibid. XCIII
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Carla". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Carla.