What does Charmain mean?
Charmain \ch(ar)-main\ as a girls' name. Charmain's name origins are Old German and English, and the meaning of the name Charmain is "free man; charm". Charmain is a derivative 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).
Charmain has 17 more related variations via Carol, Charlotte, Charmaine: Carlin, Carolin, Chara, Charamy, Chari, Charla▼, Charlaine, Charleen▼, Charlie, Charline▼, Charlsie, Charma, Charmar, Charmara, Charmese, Charmisa and Sharlaine.
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. Census)
Popular variation forms of Charmain (#unlisted) are Carol, Charla, Charleen, Charlie (#229 in 2014), Charline, Charlotte (#10) and Charmaine. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.4529%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2516%, down 44.4%), with the forms Carol, Charla, Charleen, Charline and Charmaine falling out of style. Charlie (#229) and Charlotte (#10) are two of the more chic girl names among these, and there is a rebound in baby name popularity for both names. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Charmain and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)