Name: Charlie

Origin and Meaning of the Name Charlie

  • Meaning:
    Free man
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  • Meaning:
    Man
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  • Meaning:
    Free man
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (CHAR lee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Charlie

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Charlie is very popular as a stand-alone name in the UK, rated 6h in 2007 (Charles came in at 52nd). It was ranked only 337th in the US.

    Charlie is also used occasionally as a nickname for the feminine name Charlotte, or other female "Char" names.

    Famous bearers include Charlie Chan, Charlie Chaplin and Charlie Sheen. Charlie was also the name of a popular fragrance in the 1970's and 80's.

    Recent celebrity babies with this name include: Charlie Ballerina Sisto (daughter of actor Jeremy Sisto), Charlie Axel Woods (son of Tiger Woods and Elin Nordgren) and Charlie Tamara Tulip O'Connell (twin daughter of Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell).

Similar Names to Charlie for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Charlie (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Charlie - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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