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What does Charlyn mean?

Charlyn Pronunciation of Charlyn as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the name Charlyn means "free man". Charlyn is an alternate spelling of Charla (Old German): feminine of Charles. Charlyn is also a form of Charlene (Old German).



VARIANTS Sharlene, Charlynn, Charlyne, Charline, Charlien, Charleene, Charleen, Charlayne, Charlaine

RELATED FORMS VIA CHARLA, CHARLENE Char, Charlanna, Charlee, Charleena, Charlena, Charli, Charlie, Charlina, Charlisa, Charlita, Charly



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How popular is Charlyn?

Charlyn is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3662 out of 4276, Top 86%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Charlyn was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #1615 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Charlie (#152 LAST YEAR), Charlee (#288), Charli (#507), Charlene (#1813), Charla, Charleen, Charline, Charly, Charlyne and Sharlene are the popular varying forms of Charlyn. Adoption of these forms of Charlyn reached its apex 8 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.2%) and has remained as conventional to this day (USAGE 0.2%, 6.4%), but with versions such as Charleen becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlie is more universally found than the rest, although Charli appears to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charlyn, Charla, Charlee, Charleen, Charlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charli, Charlie, Charline, Charly, Charlyne, Sharlene in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Charlyn is alike in pronunciation to Cherlyn, Cherlyne, Sharlan, Sharlane, Sharleen, Sharleyne, Sharline, Sharlyn, Sharlyne, Sharlynne, Sherlynn and Shirlyn. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Caelyn, Cailyn, Calyn, Caralyn, Caralynn, Carilyn, Carlan, Carlana, Carleen, Carlena, Carlene, Carlina, Carline, Carling, Carllen, Carly, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carolan, Carolin, Carollyn, Carolyn, Carolyne, Caroyln, Carrolyn, Carryn, Carylon, Caylyn, Chalon, Charalyn, Charalynne (see Cherilyn), Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charelyn, Charilyn, Charilynn (see Cherilyn), Charin, Charle, Charlea, Charlet, Charley, Charlot, Charmyan, Charmyn, Charyl, Cheralyn, Cherilyn, Cherralyn (see Cherilyn), Cherrilyn, Cherrylyn, Cherylin, Cheryllyn, Coralyn, Darlyn, Karlyn, Shailyn, Sharalyn, Sharelyn, Sharly, Sharmyn, Sharyn and Shaylyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Charlyn.

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