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What does Charlee mean?

Charlee Pronunciation of Charlee [charlee] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the name Charlee means "free man". Charlee is an alternate form of Charla (Old German): feminine of Charles. Charlee is also a form of Charlie (Old German).


Charlee has 6 variants: Charlea, Charleigh, Charley, Charli, Charly and Sharlie.

5 more different relations via Charla, Charlie: Charlene, Charlyn, Charlynn, Charyl and Sharlene.

Creative forms:
(female) Chanlee, Charlia, ..

(male) Charen, Charse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Charlee Zoya (C.Z.), ..

How popular is Charlee?

Charlee is an unusual given name for females. Charlee is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charlee entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #282 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charlee name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Charlee outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Charlie (#207 via latest list), Charley (#517), Charleigh (#528), Charli (#553), Charlene (#1532), Sharlene, Charlyn, Charly and Charla are the prominent related forms of Charlee (#282 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Sharlie, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Charlee was at its highest in 2015 (median #1161). Charlene has generally been popular among parents, though Charleigh has become trendy as well over time, while Charlene is no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charlee, Charla, Charleigh, Charlene, Charley in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charli, Charlie, Charly, Charlyn, Sharlene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Charley, Charli, Charlie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Charlee is pronounced similarly to Sharla, Sharlee, Sharly, Sherlee, Sherlie, Shirlea, Shirlee, Shirley and Shurlee. Other recommended names are Calee, Callee, Caralea, Caralee, Caree, Cariel, Carla, Carle, Carleah, Carlen, Carlene, Carley, Carlia, Carlie, Carlla, Carly, Carlye, Carolee, Carree, Caryle, Chanee, Chantee, Charee, Chareese, Charell, Charelle, Charese, Charice, Charie, Charil, Charill (see Charlotte), Charise, Charleen, Charleena, Charleesa (see Charlene), Charlena, Charlet, Charlett, Charlette, Charlice, Charlien, Charline, Charlize, Charlsie, Charlyne, Charmeen, Charmese, Charrela (see Harela), Cherilee, Cherree, Cheryle, Cherylee, Cherylie, Cherylle, Cheslee, Coralee, Corlee, Corley, Corlie, Harlee, Karlee, Marlee, Shaelee, Shalee, Sharleen and Sharlet. These names tend to be more commonly used than Charlee.

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