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What does Charla mean?

Charla Pronunciation of Charla as a girls' name is pronounced SHAR-lah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Charla is "free man". Feminine of Charles. Nickname for Charlene and Charlotte. Also form of Carol. Also form of Caroline.



VARIANTS Charlee, Charlene, Charli, Charlie, Charly, Charlyn, Charlynn, Sharlene


ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CHARLENE, CHARLOTTE Carla, Carlie, Carlota, Carly, Char, Chara, Charill, Charlaine, Charlanna, Charlayne, Charle, Charleen, Charleena, Charleesa, Charlena, Charlet, Charlett, Charletta, Charlien, Charlina, Charline, Charlisa, Charlita, Charlot, Charlott, Charlotta, Charlsie, Charlyne, Charmain, Charmian, Charo, Charty, Charyl, Cherlyn, Cheryl, Cheryll, Karla, Karli, Karly, Sharel, Sharil, Sharla, Sharlet, Sharlot, Sharyl



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How popular is Charla?

Charla is a very popular first name for women (#1211 out of 4276, Top 28%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Charla entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #749 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Charla listed in the Top 2000 are Charlotte (#6 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Caroline (#55), Charlie (#152), Charlee (#288), Carly (#483), Charli (#507), Karla (#626), Carla (#1022), Carlie (#1230), Karly (#1728), Carol (#1788), Charlene (#1813), Karli (#1831), Cherlyn, Sharla, Sharlene, Cheryll, Cheryl, Charlotta, Charlyne, Charlyn, Charly, Charlsie, Charline, Charles, Charleen, Carlota and Sharyl. Other forms, like Sharel, are uncommon. These forms of Charla were popular as baby names 8 decades ago (AVERAGE #1155) and are now much less popular (#1501, 59%), with forms such as Carla falling out of fashion. Caroline is a constant favorite, though Charlotte is now more frequently used.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charla, Carla, Carlie, Carlota, Carly in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carol, Caroline, Charlee, Charleen, Charlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charles, Charli, Charlie, Charline, Charlotta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charlotte, Charlsie, Charly, Charlyn, Charlyne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherlyn, Cheryl, Cheryll, Karla, Karli in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karly, Sharla, Sharlene, Sharyl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla, Carly, Caroline, Charli, Charlie, Charlotte outside U.S.

Similar Names

Charla is alike in pronunciation to Charlea, Charley, Sharlee, Sharlie, Sharly, Sherli, Shirlea and Shirly. Other recommended sound-alike names are Caela, Caila, Caralea, Caralia, Carlah, Carlan, Carle, Carleah, Carley, Carli, Carlia, Carlla, Carlye, Carma, Carola, Caroll, Caroly, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Cearaa, Cearia, Cearra, Chaba, Chalia, Chana, Chanda, Chanha, Chania, Channa, Chanta, Charee, Charela (see Harela), Charelle, Charesa, Chari, Charie, Charil, Charin, Charis, Charisa, Chariza, Charma, Charrela (see Harela), Chava, Chavela, Chaya, Chayka, Chela, Chella, Cherell, Cheryle, Chiara, Chiarra, Chyril, Chyrill (see Cheryl), Ciara, Ciarra, Corly, Creola, Earla, Marla, Pearla, Shaela, Sharlan, Shayla and Starla. These names tend to be less commonly used than Charla.

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