What does Charlie mean?
Charlie [char-lie] as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Charlie) is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Charlie is "free man". Pet form of Charlene and Charlotte, now used as an independent name.
Related girl name: Charla.
Charlie has 53 more different relations via Charlene, Charlotte: Carla▼, Carleen, Carlie, Carline, Carly▼, Carlyne, Char, Chara, Charill, Charla, Charlaine, Charlayne, Charle, Charleen, Charleena, Charleene, Charleesa, Charlena, Charlene▼, Charlet, Charlett, Charlette, Charlien, Charlina, Charline, Charlisa, Charlita, Charlot, Charlott, Charlsie, Charlyn, Charlyne, Charlynn, Charmain, Charmaine▼, Charmian, Charmion, Charo, Charty, Chattie, Cherlyn, Karli, Karlie▲, Karline, Sharil, Sharla, Sharlaine, Sharleen, Sharlet, Sharline, Sharlot, Sherie and Sherrie▼.
Charlie has 1 masculine form: Charles.Creative forms:
(female) Charlia, Chrilie, ..
(male) Charkee, Charra, .. Middle name pairings:
Charlie Nicole (C.N.), ..
How popular is Charlie?
Charlie is a very prominent first name for females (#1193 out of 4276, Top 28%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#20854 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Charlie for girls. Charlie reached its peak rank of #207 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Carla (#873 via latest list), Carleen, Carlie (#1047), Carline, Carly (#389), Charla, Charlee (#282), Charleen, Charleigh (#528), Charlene (#1532), Charlette, Charley (#517), Charli (#553), Charline, Charlotte (#9), Charlsie, Charly, Charlyn, Charlyne, Charmaine, Chattie, Cherlyn, Karli (#1292), Karlie (#815), Sharla, Sharleen, Sharlene, Sherie and Sherrie are the prominent alternative forms of Charlie (#207 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Charlott, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Charlie is at its peak today (adoption of 1.1%). Charlotte has been the most recognizable form, although Karlie appears to be gaining popularity too, while versions like Sherrie are now somewhat dated.
Charlie▲ is pronounced similarly to Sharlee, Sharly, Sherlee, Sherli, Sherlie, Sherrlie, Shirlee▼ and Shurlee. Other recommended names are Cahlie, Cailie, Calie, Caralee, Caralia, Caralie, Carie, Cariel, Carlah, Carle, Carlee▲, Carley▼, Carli, Carlia, Carlin, Carlis, Carlise, Carlla, Carlye, Carmie, Carole▼, Carolee, Carrie▼, Caryle, Caylie, Chalia, Chalice, Chalise, Charalin (see Cherilyn), Charee, Charela (see Harela), Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charell, Charelle, Charese, Chari, Charice, Charie, Charil, Charin, Charis, Charise, Charlice, Charlize, Charmin, Charmine, Chassie, Chelie, Chellie, Cherelle, Cherie▼, Cherilee, Cherrie, Cheryle, Cherylee, Cherylie, Cheslie, Chyril, Clarie, Clarrie, Coralie, Corlie, Earlie, Harlie, Pearlie▼, Sharie and Sharrie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Charlie.See names in meaning and etymology.