Carla: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Carla

A feminine variation of Carl, meaning "free." But this is in spirit only, because everybody knows kids are expensive AF.

Nicknames:

Car, Carly.

Famous people named Carla:

Entertainer/former French First Lady Carla Bruni; actresses Carla Gugino, Carla Jeffrey, and Carla Gallo; rapper Carla Green.

Fun fact:

Carla Purty was the name of the love interest in the  movie The Nutty Professor.