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Charlena

What does Charlena mean?

Charlena Pronunciation of Charlena [charlena] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the name Charlena means "free man". Charlena is an alternate form of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Charlena is also a variant of Caroline (Old German). Charlena is also used as a form of Charlene (Old German).

Variations

Charlena has 4 variants: Charlanna, Charleena, Charlina and Sharlena.

Charlena has 49 more related forms via Carol, Caroline, Charlene: Caraleena, Carilena, Carla, Carlan, Carleen, Carleena, Carlein, Carlen, Carlene, Carley, Carlin, Carlina, Carlinda, Carline, Carlita, Carllen, Carlota, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carolena, Carolina, Charla, Charlaine, Charlayne, Charleen, Charleene, Charleesa, Charlie, Charlien, Charline, Charlisa, Charlita, Charlotta, Charlyn, Charlyne, Charlynn, Cherlyn, Karlen, Karlena, Karlene, Karlina, Shalene, Sharla, Sharleen, Sharlene, Sharline and Sharlyne.

Creative forms:
(female) Chalena, Chanlena, ..

(male) Charman, Charrell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Charlena Lacie (C.L.), ..

How popular is Charlena?

Charlena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4086 out of 4276, Top 96%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Carla (#873 in recent rankings), Carleen, Carlene, Carley (#1106), Carline, Carlota, Carlyn, Carol (#1768), Carolina (#430), Caroline (#62), Charla, Charleen, Charlene (#1532), Charlie (#207), Charline, Charlotta, Charlyn, Charlyne, Cherlyn, Karlene, Sharla, Sharleen and Sharlene are the popular alternative forms of Charlena (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Charlena was more pronounced among parents during 1940-1949 (adoption of 3.5%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.5%, down 86%), with forms such as Charlene becoming less in vogue. Caroline is more familiar than the rest, though Charlie has become popular as well over time. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carla, Carleen, Carlene, Carley, Carline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carlota, Carlyn, Carol, Carolina, Caroline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charla, Charleen, Charlene, Charlie, Charline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charlotta, Charlyn, Charlyne, Cherlyn, Karlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharla, Sharleen, Sharlene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla, Carolina, Caroline, Charlie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Charlena is alike in pronunciation to Sharlana and Sharlina. Other suggested similar names are Caleena, Caren, Carena, Carenna, Caresa, Carileen (see Caroline), Carina, Carinna, Carlaena, Carlana, Carlla, Carlreca, Carmen, Carmesa, Carolinda, Carolyn, Carolynn, Carylon, Carynna, Caylen, Chandana, Chanina, Chantea, Charalynne (see Cherilyn), Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charelynn (see Cherilyn), Charista, Charita, Charlee, Charlet, Charley, Charli, Charlize, Charlott, Charlsie, Charmara, Charmin, Charmyn, Cherena, Cherene, Cherylann, Cherylynn, Cheslea (see Chesleigh), Claresa, Corena, Darleena, Darlena, Galena, Giardena, Harlea, Jalena, Kalena, Kareena, Karena, Karrena, Marcena, Marilena, Marlea, Marleina, Marlina, Philena, Shakeena, Shareena, Sharen, Sharlee, Sharlett, Sharleyne (see Sharlene), Sharlyn, Talena, Tarena, Varena, Yalena and Zareena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Charlena.

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