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Charlie

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Free Man
  • #392 All Time
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29k Charley (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18807300730#21 boy name
18816735668#20 boy name
18827596753#21 boy name
188365310643#22 boy name
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19001,151271,124#25 boy name
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19101,172651,107#34 boy name
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19121,525791,446#57 boy name
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19142,0071011,906#65 boy name
19152,3191262,193#75 boy name
19162,5341192,415#68 boy name
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19182,9221782,744#70 boy name
19193,0891992,890#66 boy name
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19212,7121392,573#76 boy name
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19232,6571832,474#79 boy name
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19262,6442002,444#82 boy name
19272,7142012,513#80 boy name
19282,6501882,462#81 boy name
19292,3711852,186#87 boy name
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19312,1321611,971#94 boy name
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19332,1371611,976#95 boy name
19342,0291351,894#100 boy name
19352,0511281,923#100 boy name
19361,9691291,840
19371,9161621,754
19381,9421401,802
19391,8831361,747
19401,8981341,764
19411,8681111,757
19421,9891181,871
19431,9701451,825
19442,0111321,879
19451,8351111,724
19461,8991131,786
19472,0281171,911
19482,0151131,902
19491,9431151,828
19501,7791031,676
19511,7841011,683
19521,752831,669
19531,612811,531
19541,533821,451
19551,510731,437
19561,604731,531
19571,526721,454
19581,483551,428
19591,466511,415
19601,290451,245
19611,265441,221
19621,265411,224
19631,208441,164
19641,103331,070
196599528967
196686631835
196783832806
196876425739
196979424770
197079021769
197170712695
197265010640
197363319614
197457219553
197559025565
197662459565
197769081609
197872062658
197976871697
198066771596
198167661615
198257456518
198359542553
198461072538
198562879549
1986643108535
1987642109533
1988620121499
198960785522
1990655118537
1991647130517
199257892486
1993544103441
1994558111447
1995627117510
1996595137458
1997604135469
1998627132495
1999684136548
2000657129528
2001691138553
2002769170599
2003883175708
20041,034222812
20051,189257932
20061,286355931
20071,319367952
20081,4924031,089
20091,7434891,254
20102,0986701,428
20112,3728541,518
20122,5761,0461,530
20132,8771,3211,556
20143,1021,4321,670

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 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Charlie" ranks #46 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 103 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1917. Across the entire United States a total of 2,688 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 "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 compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

E is for elegant, born within you.

Your name in reverse order is "Eilrahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cirelha". 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 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 west? 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 his career being from 1998 to present. Charlie was born in 1980 as Charles Matthew Hunnam in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom.

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Charlie Sheen

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

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Charlie Chaplin

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

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Charlie Cox

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

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Charlie Rose

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

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Charlie Parker

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

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Past life for Charlie born Apr 8, 1956

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 Germany approximately on 1275. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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