What does Charleston mean?
Charleston [charleston] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the name Charleston means "free peasant's settlement". Charleston is a variant form of Charlton (Old English): also possibly a variant on Carlton.
(male) Charlston, ..
(female) Charlest, .. Middle name pairings:
Charleston Yasir (C.Y.), ..
How popular is Charleston?
Charleston is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#9927 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charleston was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #1731 in the U.S. in 1990, and is currently at #1745. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Carlton (#1660 the previous year), Charlton and Carleton are the popular related forms of Charleston (#1745 the previous year). Usage of these relations of Charleston was common 9 decades ago (average #1257) and is now significantly diminished, with the form Carlton falling out of fashion.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Carington, Carleigh, Carlisle, Carlito, Carlos, Carlsen, Carlson, Carlssen (see Carlsen), Carlsson, Carson▲, Carston, Caryngton (see Carrington), Celesto, Champeon, Charles▼, Charleson, Charley▼, Charlot, Charls, Chelton, Cheston, Chilton, Chrestien, Christan, Christo, Christof, Christos, Coleton, Colston, Corless, Cranston, Criston, Daleton, Earlston, Earlton, Hazleton, Karlson, Karlsson, Karlton, Marston, Preston, Ralston, Tarleton, Thurston and Wharton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Charleston.See names in meaning and etymology.