Meaning and name origin
Charleen \ch(ar)-leen\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Charleen is "free man". Charleen is a variant of Carol (Old German): originally a male name, an anglicized form of Carolus (see Charles). Also a variant of Caroline (Old German): from the French form of Latin or Italian Carolina, a feminine derivative of Carolus (see Charles). Charleen is also used as a variant of Charlene (Old German), Charlotte (Old German).
Charleen is a very popular first name for females (#1409 out of 4276, Top 33%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Charleen for girls. Charleen reached its highest rank of #615 in the U.S. in 1940-1949. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Charleen and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Charlotte (#10), Caroline (#58), Charlene, Carol, Charline, Sharlene and Charleen. (2014 statistics).
Charleen is also pronounced similarly to Shirleen. Other suggested similar baby names are Caraleen, Carileen, Carleen, Carleena, Carlein, Carlen, Carllen, Charlee, Charleena, Charlena and Charmeen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Charleen.