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What does Charls mean?

Charls Pronunciation of Charls [charls] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Charls is "free man". Charls is a variant form of Charles (Old German): from "karl".


16 related forms via Charles: Carel, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Cary, Caryl, Chad, Charleson, Charley, Charlie, Charlot, Charlton, Charly, Chas, Chaz and Karl.

Creative forms:
(male) Carls, Cirls, ..

(female) Chail, Chala, ..

Middle name pairings:
Charls Javon (C.J.), ..

How popular is Charls?

Charls is an unusual given name for males. Charls is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charls was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #1540 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charls name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Charls rated in the Top 2000 are Carl (#600 in recent rankings), Carlo (#1258), Carlos (#117), Cary, Caryl, Chad (#763), Charles (#50), Charley (#1797), Charlie (#229), Charlton, Charly, Chas, Chaz (#1430) and Karl (#1082). These forms of Charls reached the top of their popularity 135 years ago (median #947) and are now significantly less common (#1288, down 87.6%), with forms like Charles becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charls, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Cary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caryl, Chad, Charles, Charley, Charlie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charlton, Charly, Chas, Chaz, Karl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cable, Cael, Caile, Caily, Caius, Cal, Cale, Callis, Capps, Card, Carew, Carey, Carley, Carlin, Carlow, Carlsen, Carlson, Carly, Carne, Carny, Caroll, Carolus, Caron, Carr, Carrlos, Caryll, Cass, Cayle, Chace, Chadd, Chadric, Chai, Chaim, Chairo, Champ, Chane, Chang, Chann, Chano, Chanok, Chanse, Chantz, Chany, Chanze, Chap, Chaps, Charro, Chase, Chasen, Chaunsy (see Chauncey), Chaviv, Chayan, Chayce, Chayim, Chayne, Chayo, Chayse, Chesly, Chess, Chill, Chiro, Chris, Chriss, Cirrus, Claran, Clarey, Clark, Claro, Claron, Clarons (see Clarence), Clarry, Claus, Cranly (see Cranley), Cyrus and Czar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Charls.

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