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Charlie /char-lie/ as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Charlie) is pronounced CHAR-lee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Charlie is "free man". Pet form of Charles, popular as an independent name.


Charlie has 1 variant: Charly.

Charlie has 7 more different relations via Charles: Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Charley, Charlot, Charls and Charlton.

Kreatif forms: Cecharlie, Charce, Charliece. [more]

pinHow popular is Charlie?

Charlie is a very popular first name for men (#197 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#20854 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Charlie for boys. Charlie reached its peak rank of #22 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #225. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Charlie and corresponding names. Charles (#51 via latest list), Carlos (#117), Carl (#613), Carlo and Charley are the popular varying forms of Charlie (#225 via latest list) listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Charlot, are seldom used. These forms of Charlie reached the height of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.81%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.5%, down 38.5%), with the forms Carl, Carlo and Charley becoming less in vogue. Charlie and Carlos are two of the more trendy boy names in this list, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for Charlie.

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

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Barklie, Barrie, Beaslie, Birlie, Bradlie, Branlie, Braulie, Brawlie, Burlie, Cadbie, Cailin, Cale, Callice, Callis, Canbie, Carewe, Carley, Carlile, Carlin, Carlisle, Carlow, Carlowe, Carlsen, Carly, Carlyle, Carmin, Carmine, Carne, Cartier, Catlin, Cayle, Chaddie, Chalklie, Chalmer, Chance, Chane, Chaniel, Chanse, Chanze, Chaplain, Chaplin, Chaplinn, Charro, Chaunce, Chaviv, Chayce, Chayne, Chayyim, Cheslie, Chesnie, Chuckie, Clare, Clarke, Clarrie, Collie, Corie, Cowrie, Craigie, Currie, Darbie, Earlie, Erlie, Farlie, Gardie, Garrie, Garvie, Ghillie, Hallie, Harlie, Harvie, Larie, Martie, Shawnie, Thandie and Wallie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Charlie.