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pinWhat does Charley mean?

Charley /char-ley/ as a name for boys (also used more generally as girls' name Charley). Charley's root is Old German, and the meaning of Charley is "free man". Charley is a variant form, with the suffix -y, of Charles (Old German): from "karl".


pinVariations

Charley has 2 variants: Charlie and Charly.

Charley has 24 more alternative forms via Charles: Carel, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Caryl, Chad, Charleson, Charlot, Charls, Charlton, Chas, Chaz, Chick, Chip, Chuck, Karel, Karl, Karol, Karolek, Karolik and Karoly.

Kreatif forms: Charghall, Charvey. [more]

pinHow popular is Charley?

Charley is a somewhat popular first name for males (#727 out of 1220, Top 60%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#8314 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Charley for boys. Charley was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #69 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Charley outside U.S.

Carl (#613 2 years ago), Carlo, Carlos (#117), Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Chad (#703), Charles (#51), Charlie (#225), Chas, Chaz, Chip, Chuck and Karl are the prominent variation forms of Charley. Usage of these forms of Charley was well-received during the years 1960-1969 (average #485) and is somewhat less today (#780, 57.4% less). Charles is the firm favorite, although Carlos seems to be getting popular too, and forms like Carl, Carlo, Chad, Chaz and Karl have become less popular. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Charley and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charley, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Carrol in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carroll, Cary, Chad, Charles, Charlie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chas, Chaz, Chip, Chuck, Karl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carl, Charles, Charlie, Karl outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Carley, Carly, Corley and Curley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Charley.

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