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GenderMasculine & Feminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.CHAHR-lee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive or feminine form of CHARLES. A famous bearer is Charlie Brown, the main character in the comic strip 'Peanuts' by Charles Schulz.
VariantsCharley, Chas, Chaz, Chip, Chuck
Other Languages & CulturesCarolus, Karl Ancient Germanic Carles Catalan Carlu Corsican Karlo Croatian Karel Czech Carl, Karl Danish Karel Dutch Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl, Kalle Finnish Charles, Charlot French Carl, Karl German Karolos Greek Kale Hawaiian Károly, Karcsi Hungarian Séarlas Irish Carlo Italian Sjarel Limburgish Karolis Lithuanian Carl, Karl Norwegian Karol Polish Carlos, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos Portuguese Carol Romanian Karol Slovak Karel, Karol Slovene Carlos, Carlito, Carlitos Spanish Carl, Karl, Kalle Swedish Siarl Welsh

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Entry updated July 2, 2008