Charlie

Pronunciation: kha-hrle-e-e-h
Origin: France
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Charlie is a gender-neutral name of German origin, meaning "free man". It is derived from the Germanic word "karal," which translates to "free man" or "kerle," meaning "warrior". The name is often used as a nickname for Charles and is related to many beautiful variations, including Charlotte, Charlene, and Charley. In English, Charlie is a boy's name and a diminutive of Charles, which comes from a German word meaning "free man". The name has become popular in recent years, not only for boys but also for girls. It dates back to the Middle Ages when it was very popular in France due to the influence of Charlemagne. Nowadays, Charlie is considered a friendly and genial name, with numerous pop cultural references, such as Charlie Chaplin and Charlie Sheen.

Charlie Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Charlie is currently #17 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Charlie is currently #17 on Kiindred Boy Names

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