Charlie

Charlie - A very unique female name



  Dec 07,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Charlie, meaning free man, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #433. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Charlie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Charlie? 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 Charlie. The baby girl name Charlie was given to 1,029 baby girls in 2012, ranking #300 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,373 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Charlie peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 300.



Famous with this name

Charlie Sheen
Charlie Tahan
Charlie DePew


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Charlie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Charlie is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #95 - and is the least popular in Virginia at position #602.

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 Charlie is where you live.


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Charlie origin and meaning

Charlie is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means free man. To see famous people named Charlie, pop culture references for the name Charlie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Charlie

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

Carol / Cheryl / Carla / Carole / Carly / Carley / Carlie / Carlee / Carli / Charla /

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
2012300
2011375
2010457
2009631
2008744
2007804
2006760
20051020
20041089
20031298
20021213
20011480
20001500
19991447
19981464
19971478
19961320
19951535
19941698
19931738
19921752
19911535
19901489
19892097
19881395
19871559
19861338
19851904
19841821
19833223
19821984
19812379
19801503
19791606
19782024
19771449
19762304
19692583
19672397
19662340
19641849
19631528
19621776
19611366
19601560
19591294
19581177
19571089
19561054
19551033
1954942
1953902
1952888
1951775
1950791
1949735
1948723
1947753
1946705
1945633
1944578
1943573
1942626
1941592
1940552
1939522
1938510
1937479
1936522
1935516
1934512
1933465
1932484
1931465
1930478
1929469
1928479
1927462
1926456
1925491
1924496
1923482
1922468
1921571
1920461
1919437
1918468
1917505
1916556
1915517
1914522
1913507
1912475
1911556
1910433

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska95
South Dakota125
Montana151
Colorado160
Louisiana170
North Dakota179
Kentucky184
Iowa184
Nevada194
Wisconsin197
Mississippi201
Nebraska207
South Carolina209
Utah209
Arkansas215
Missouri231
Oklahoma234
Indiana235
Michigan250
Kansas258
Idaho262
Arizona266
Minnesota270
Oregon273
Ohio276
Washington277
North Carolina295
Tennessee310
West Virginia320
Pennsylvania331
Georgia333
Maryland352
Texas373
California376
Alabama405
Connecticut411
Florida412
Illinois429
Massachusetts438
New York476
New Mexico487
New Jersey504
Virginia602

Even more about Charlie


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 Charlie 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 Charlie?

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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Charlie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,373
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,029

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