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.

England
Middle French
1572/3 Charlote WCS p. 7; 1573 Charlotte ibid. p. 8
Walloon
1591 Charlotte RWC p. 18
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 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Carla.