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133k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Charlene

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Free
  • #519 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Charlene" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1888550
1892660
1895770
1896990
189812120
1899660
1900660
1901660
1902880
1903660
190413130
190513130
190611110
190719190
190829290
190928280
191032320
191140400
191261610
191375750
191489890
19151331330
19161691690
19172032030
19182482480
19192332330
19202942940
19213183180
19223323320
19233893890
19244494490
19255875870
19265815810
19278348340
19288548540
19299329320
19309879870
19311,0091,0090
19321,1231,1230
19331,1801,1746
19341,3521,3439
19351,4041,39410
19361,4911,4829
19371,5911,58011
19381,6791,6745
19391,7101,7046
19401,6921,6866
19412,0702,06010
19422,3242,3195
19432,3622,3548
19442,4432,43310
19452,3992,38712
19463,0483,03612
19473,4763,4760
19483,4903,4900
19493,5473,5416#100 girl name
19503,4463,4460
19513,4463,4397
19523,5543,54311
19533,5113,5038
19543,2493,2445
19553,3163,30313
19563,2873,27710
19573,1633,14914
19583,0723,0675
19592,7502,7437
19602,9082,89513
19612,8352,82510
19622,5732,56211
19632,7432,73310
19642,8152,80114
19652,6022,59210
19662,1982,18810
19672,0882,0808
19681,9461,9460
19692,0071,9998
19701,9901,9837
19711,7411,7347
19721,4691,4636
19731,2151,2087
19741,0751,0705
19751,0751,0750
19761,0871,0807
19771,0731,0685
19789449386
19799349340
19801,0691,0690
19811,0041,0040
19821,0631,0585
19839629620
19849429366
19859009000
198679578411
19878048040
19887147077
19897097090
19906656605
19915315310
19924734730
19934274270
19944074070
19953083080
19962902900
19973073070
19982512510
19992082080
20001911910
20011681680
20021691690
20031651650
20042022020
20051781780
20061901900
20071821820
20081531530
20091421420
20101361360
20111321320
20121331330
20131151150
20141571570

Want to know about the populiarty of Charlene? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 132,768 babies born with the name Charlene in the United States. That's more than enough Charlenes to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1888 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Charlene" was in 1952 with a total of 3,543 babies. (That's a lot of baby Charlenes)

According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Charlene" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 24 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 1,591 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Charlene" mean?

Charlene (English): Free

The name "Charlene" is of English origin and it means "Free". It's a name commonly given to girls.

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Enelrahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eharelcn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Charlene popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Charlene in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Charlene

Charlene Tilton

Charlene Tilton is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1976 to present. Charlene was born in 1958 as Charlene L. Tilton in San Diego, U.S.

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Brinke Stevens

Brinke Stevens is a film actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Brinke was born in 1954 as Charlene Elizabeth Brinkman in San Diego.

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Charlène de Lange

Charlène was born in 1986.

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Charlene Meulenberg

Charlene was born in 1988.

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Charlene Begnaud

Charlene was born in 1973.

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Past life for Charlene born Apr 29, 1975

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Charlene

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