Given Name CHARMAINE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: shahr-MAYN   [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, perhaps a combination of CHARMIAN or the English word charm with the aine suffix from LORRAINE. It was (first?) used for a character in the play 'What Price Glory' (1924), which was made into a popular movie in 1926.

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, literature, The Sopranos characters, uncertain etymology
VARIANT: Sharmaine