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pinWhat does Charlton mean?

Charlton /charl-ton/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced CHARL-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Charlton is "free peasant's settlement".

Also possibly a variation on Carlton. The first element of the place name is connected with Charles. Actor Charlton Heston.


Charlton has 4 variants: Carleton, Carlton, Charleston and Charleton.

Charlton has 28 more relations via Carlton, Charles: Carel, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Carlson, Carrol, Carroll, Carston, Cary, Caryl, Chad, Charleson, Charley, Charlie, Charlot, Charls, Charly, Chas, Chaz, Chick, Chip, Chuck, Karel, Karl, Karol, Karolek, Karolik and Karoly.

Kreatif forms: Charlco, Charlcon, Charltonco. [more]

pinHow popular is Charlton?

Charlton is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3334 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Carl (#613 in 2014), Carleton, Carlo, Carlos (#117), Carlton, Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Chad (#703), Charles (#51), Charley, Charlie (#225), Chas, Chaz, Chip, Chuck and Karl are the prominent related forms of Charlton (outside Top 1000). Usage of these boy names was at its peak during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4946%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1936%, 60.9%), with forms such as Carl, Carlo, Chad, Chaz and Karl falling out of style. Carlos (#117) and Charlie (#225) are two of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation, and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for Charlie. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Charlton and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carl, Carleton, Carlo, Carlos, Carlton in U.S.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charley, Charlie, Chas, Chaz, Chip in U.S.

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

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