Charlie - boys name

Charlie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Charlie name meaning:

The name Charlie is a diminutive form of the name Charles, which has Germanic origins. It is derived from the German name Karl, meaning "man" or "free man." Charlie is typically used as a given name for boys but can also be used as a nickname for girls named Charlotte. The name Charlie has grown in popularity in recent years, partly due to its gender-neutral appeal and its association with famous figures such as Charlie Chaplin and Charlie Sheen.

As a name, Charlie carries connotations of strength, independence, and resilience. It is often associated with individuals who possess a charismatic and outgoing personality. People named Charlie are commonly seen as friendly, optimistic, and open-minded. Moreover, those named Charlie tend to have a natural ability to connect with others and adapt well to various social situations. The name also evokes a sense of familiarity and approachability, making it an endearing choice for parents seeking a cheerful and versatile name for their child.

Origin: German

Form of Charles. Strong.


Unisex names

Related names

Charles , Arletta, Caralyn, CarIes, Carilla, Carilyn, Carilynne, CarIo, Carletta, Carlita, Carlotta , Caro, Carola, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Carole, Caroliana, Carolina , Carolo, Carolyne, Carolynn, Chardae, Charlaine, Charlayne, Charlee , Charleen, Charleena, Charlena, Charlene , Charlette, Charley , Charli , Charlie , Charline, Charlisa, Charlita, Charlotta, Charly, Charlyn, Charlynn, Charmayne, Charmine, Chars, Chas, Chatlie, Chattie, Chick, Chuck, Ebbaneza, Ebeneezer, Ebeneser, Ebenezar, Ebenezeer, Estella , Karl , Karla , Karol , Lottie , Lotty , Sharlene, Siarl, Totty

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 14 out of 4789

2674 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Charlie

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