Gender: Masculine
Origin: Swedish

The name is a Swedish and Norwegian diminutive form of Karl, but has been used as an independent given name in Scandinavia and Germany.

In Swedish, Donald Duck is Kalle Anka.

Kalle Blomqvist is a fictional character created by Astrid Lindgren known in English as Bill Bergson.

Currently, Kalle is the 370th most popular male name in Germany, (2011).