Karlen is an a name traditionally for girls. The meaning of Karlen varies. It means 'womanly', and 'strength'. Karlen as a girl's name is a variant of Karolina (Slavic), Carlene (Old German), and Karleen (English). The name Karlen is pronounced as Kar-len, having two syllables. Interestingly, the name is so popular that it has been used for names of stores, and characters in films, novels, and songs. It is the name of a store in England called Karlen Antique Centre which is located in Burnley. It is used as the name of a fast-growing company in Canada called Karlen Elecom. Also, it is the name of a popular author Neal Karlen who wrote the book This Thing Called Life. Karlen has a beautiful sound and also is an interesting name any parent can name their child.