Meaning and Name Origin
Charlea \ch(ar)-lea\ as a name for girls. Charlea's root is Old German, and Charlea means "free man". Charlea is a form of Charlie (Old German): pet form of Charlene and Charlotte, now used as an independent name. A name for newborns which is not usually used.
Charlea is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Charlea is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Charlea and associated names. Popular variation forms of Charlea (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Charlee (#313 the previous year), Charleigh (#555), Charley (#488), Charli (#610), Charlie (#229) and Sharlene. These girl names are at the peak of their popularity today, except for the form Sharlene which has become less stylish. The most fashionable birth names in this compilation are Charlee (#313), Charleigh (#555), Charley (#488), Charli (#610) and Charlie (#229), with Charlie going through a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Charlea is alike in pronunciation to Charla▼, Sharla▼, Sharlee and Shirlea. Other recommended similar baby names are Caralea, Carla▼, Carle, Carleah, Carlee▼, Carley▼, Carlia, Carlla, Charela, Charle, Charlena, Charlet and Charrela. These names tend to be more frequently used than Charlea.