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What does Charmain mean?

Charmain Pronunciation of Charmain [char-main] as a girls' name is an Old German and English name, and the meaning of the name Charmain is "free man; charm". Charmain is a version of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Charmain is also a variation of Charlotte (Old German). Charmain is also used as a derivative of Charmaine (English).

Associated with: charm (beautiful).


Charmain has 17 variants: Charmane, Charmayne, Charmeen, Charmene, Charmian, Charmine, Charmion, Charmyan, Charmyn, Sharmain, Sharmaine, Sharman, Sharmane, Sharmayne, Sharmian, Sharmion and Sharmyn.

17 more relations via Carol, Charlotte, Charmaine: Carlin, Carolin, Chara, Charamy, Chari, Charla, Charlaine, Charleen, Charlie, Charline, Charlsie, Charma, Charmar, Charmara, Charmese, Charmisa and Sharlaine.

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Middle name pairings:
Charmain Janelle (C.J.), ..

How popular is Charmain?

Charmain is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3905 out of 4276, Top 91%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Charmain (not ranked) are Carol (#1768 in recent rankings), Carolin, Charla, Charleen, Charlie (#207), Charline, Charlotte (#9), Charlsie, Charmaine, Sharmaine and Sharman. Other variants, like Sharmian, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Charmain was well-received among parents during 1940-1949 (median #1012) and has become significantly less since (#1634, 76%). Charlotte has generally been popular among parents, though Charlie has become trendy as well over time, while versions such as Charmaine have lost favor. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carol, Carolin, Charla, Charleen, Charlie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charline, Charlotte, Charlsie, Charmaine, Sharmaine, Sharman in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Charmain is pronounced similarly to Charmiane, Charmin and Sharmyan. Other recommended names are Camrin, Caralin, Cardin, Carin, Carlan, Carlein, Carma, Carmaine, Carmalit (see Carmel), Carman, Carmania, Carmanya, Carmarit (see Carmel), Carmen, Carmi, Carmia, Carmie, Carmin, Carmina, Carmine, Carmit, Carmon, Carmyna, Carmynn, Carrin, Catlain, Chamania, Chantai, Charalin (see Cherilyn), Charalyn, Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charelyn, Charie, Charil, Charilyn, Charin, Charis, Chariti (see Charity), Charlanna, Charlayne, Charli, Charlien, Charlina, Charlyn, Charlynn, Chastin, Chayan, Cheralin (see Cherilyn), Cheriann, Cherilin, Chermona, Cherylin, Ciaran, Germain, Jarmaine, Jermain, Karman, Karmin, Shamaine, Sharaia, Sharalin, Sharan, Shardai, Sharlan and Sharrin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Charmain.

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