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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #392 most popular

What does the name "Charlie" mean?

Charlie (English): Free Man

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

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

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

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

I is for ideals, no higher!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Your name in reverse order is "Eilrahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aicrhel". 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.

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Charlie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 180,617 babies born with the name Charlie in the United States. That's more than enough Charlies to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 730 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Charlie" was in 1919 with a total of 2,890 babies. (That's a lot of baby Charlies)

According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Charlie" ranks #19 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 231 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of 2,293 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Charlie popular?

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

Celebrities named Charlie

Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam is an actor and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Charlie was born in 1980 as Charles Matthew Hunnam in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom.


Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1973 to present. Charlie was born in 1965 as Carlos Irwin Estevez in New York City, New York, U.S.


Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin is an actor, filmmaker, and composer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1899 to 1976. Charlie was born in 1889 as Charles Spencer Chaplin in London, England (unverified).


Charlie Cox

Charlie Cox is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Charlie was born in 1982 as Charlie Thomas Cox in London, England, United Kingdom.


Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose is a talk show host and journalist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1972 to present. Charlie was born in 1942 as Charles Peete Rose, Jr. in Henderson, North Carolina, U.S.


Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker is a musician and composer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1937 to 1955. Charlie was born in 1920 as Charles Parker, Jr. in Kansas City, Kansas, US.


Past life for Charlie born Dec 18, 1944

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1125. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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