Charlene

Charlene - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Charlene, meaning free man, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #677. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Charlene and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Charlene? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Charlene. The baby girl name Charlene was given to 81 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1612 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 17,448 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Charlene peaked in popularity 70 years ago in 1949 on position 100.



Famous with this name

Charlene Choi
Charlene McKenna
Charlene Fernetz


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Charlene is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Charlene is currently topping the baby name charts in Missouri at position #836 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,051.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Charlene is where you live.


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Charlene origin and meaning

Charlene is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means free man. To see famous people named Charlene, pop culture references for the name Charlene and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Charlene

We've found the following names that sound similar to Charlene, sorted by popularity.

Carolyn / Caroline / Carolina / Carlene / Carolann / Charleen / Charline / Carleen / Carolynn / Coraline /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121612
20111743
20101590
20091730
20081416
20071332
20061228
20051321
20041145
20031360
20021207
20011184
20001069
19991026
1998922
1997726
1996759
1995754
1994595
1993555
1992518
1991461
1990393
1989360
1988349
1987302
1986304
1985276
1984260
1983244
1982238
1981249
1980238
1979262
1978253
1977232
1976227
1975223
1974237
1973211
1972194
1971176
1970166
1969162
1968164
1967159
1966159
1965142
1964144
1963148
1962158
1961150
1960147
1959153
1958138
1957136
1956132
1955130
1954125
1953112
1952106
1951103
1950103
1949100
1948105
1947105
1946105
1945114
1944109
1943121
1942117
1941125
1940143
1939138
1938143
1937140
1936145
1935146
1934150
1933155
1932170
1931179
1930195
1929203
1928215
1927221
1926276
1925277
1924312
1923332
1922356
1921380
1920384
1919420
1918419
1917459
1916522
1915571
1914618
1913585
1912638
1911677

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Missouri836
Minnesota951
California997
Washington1114
New York1155
Texas1488
Florida2051

Even more about Charlene


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Charlene a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Charlene?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1949
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Charlene
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 17,448
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +81

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