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Charley (girl)

What does Charley mean?

Charley Pronunciation of Charley as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Charley) is an Old German name, and the name Charley means "free man". Charley is an alternate spelling of Charlie (Old German): contraction of Charlene and Charlotte.



VARIANTS Sharlie, Charly, Charli, Charleigh, Charlee, Charlea




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How popular is Charley?

Charley is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8314 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Charley entered the list in 1997 and reached its peak position of #488 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is presently at #559. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Charley (#559 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) are Charlie (#152), Charlee (#288), Charleigh (#459), Charli (#507), Charly and Sharlene. These forms of Charley were at the apex of their popularity in 2018 (ADOPTION OF 0.29%), except for the form Sharlene which has fallen out of fashion. The most trendy girl names here are Charlie, Charli, Charleigh, Charlee and Charley.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charley, Charlee, Charleigh, Charli, Charlie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charly, Sharlene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Charley, Charli, Charlie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Charley is alike in pronunciation to Charla, Sharla, Sharlee, Sharly, Sherlee, Shirlea, Shirlee, Shirley, Shirlley, Shirly and Shurlee. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Cailey, Caley, Caralea, Carel, Carely, Carey, Cariel, Carla, Carlah, Carle, Carleah, Carlee, Carlen, Carley, Carli, Carlia, Carlie, Carlla, Carly, Carlye, Carole, Carolee, Caroly, Carrey, Caryle, Cayley, Chaney, Chantey, Charamy, Charee, Charela (see Harela), Charell, Charelle, Charidy, Charie, Chariety, Charil, Charill (see Charlotte), Charitey (see Charity), Charity, Charle, Charleen, Charlena, Charlene, Charlet, Charlett, Charlien, Charlot, Charlyn, Charrela (see Harela), Charty, Chassey, Cherey, Cherilee, Cherrey, Cheryle, Cherylee, Chesley, Clarey, Corlee, Corley, Corly, Earley and Sharlet. These names tend to be more frequently used than Charley.

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