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I thought it was a female form of Charlemagne.
starling  1/2/2005
It means "a song".
NiGatReSs  6/23/2005
My name, Charmaine, is spelled on my birth certificate without an "e": Charmain. I don't know if that's due to a misspelling by my parents or an intentional spelling. I have vacillated throughout life in spelling my name, at times including the "e", at others dropping it. Numerologically, that's probably why I have so many changes in life.
There was a World War song entitled "Charmaine," which shows its popularity during the World War years.
― Anonymous User  1/15/2006
I've always thought Charmaine sounded a bit too close to chow mein for my tastes. I can just hear the playground rats going "chicken Charmaine!"
Starla Roxanne  9/17/2006
I'm probably the only person to ever notice this, but Blanche DuBois on "The Golden Girls" had a younger sister with this name.
― Anonymous User  12/1/2006
I have always liked this name since I was a little girl. Pretty and elegant sounding.
― Anonymous User  12/6/2006
I love the sound of this name but I'm not sure about the spelling. Charmaine reminds me of the state of Maine, Charmain reminds me of Main St., Charmein reminds me of chow mein. Charmayne and Charmaen are ok but I don't know.
― Anonymous User  6/26/2007
This name is probably supposed to sound elitist, snobby, and over-the-top, but somehow it makes me think of parents trying to pick a sophisticated, elegant name and failing miserably.
― Anonymous User  5/18/2008
Imagine triplets called Charlotte, Charlene and Charmaine.
― Anonymous User  10/22/2008
The main character in Diana Wynne Jones' 'House of Many Ways' is called Charmain, and people regularly mistake it for 'Charming'. I like it, especially without the e.
Pie  10/23/2008
Amazingly tacky. I'd expect her sisters to be Chardonnay and Tiarna.
― Anonymous User  11/25/2008
This name means "Bountiful Orchid" in French. I am not sure what the Latin meaning is, but I was told as a child it has Latin roots.
Charmagick  11/2/2009
Charmaine sounds like some sort of ghetto name, and like Charmian, it makes me think of Charmin toilet paper.
bananarama  4/8/2010
"Charmaine" means little song and Henry Mancini recorded a song by that name.
― Anonymous User  7/14/2010
Sounds like a popular bathroom tissue in the US. Wouldn't like to have people ask me if I was squeezably soft.
Jamesina  7/24/2010
This is my sisters name and my sisters are Jacqueline, Michaela, Mollie, Emily (me), Erika, Dorothea and Harriet. Not Harmonee and Melodee and Princess. She is named after my great-uncle Charles as my mum's aunt who she hated is named Charlotte. She has never been bullied or made fun of ever. We call her Charli so unless you have met a Charmaine don't assume things you don't know.
emilymaryjane  6/24/2012
On the American television series "The Golden Girls", Blanche has a sister named Charmaine. They also have three other siblings: Virginia, Clayton, and Tad.
― Anonymous User  8/10/2012
Charmaine Clarice-Relucio Pempengco, known by the stage name Charice, is a Filipina singer who rose to popularity through YouTube. Dubbed by Oprah Winfrey as "the most talented girl in the world", she released her first international studio album Charice in 2010. The album entered the Billboard 200 at number eight, making Charice the first Asian solo singer in history to land in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart. Her single "Pyramid", featuring singer Iyaz, is her most successful single to date. It charted within the Top 40 in a number of countries after its debut on The Oprah Winfrey Show where Charice sang live vocals. Crossing over to acting on television, she joined the cast of TV series Glee as Sunshine Corazon. She released "Before It Explodes", written by Bruno Mars, as the lead single from her second international studio album, Infinity.
cutenose  2/11/2017
My name is Charmaine. It is not ghetto, snobbish, nor comical. Growing up there were never two... Unique in its own way. My name helped me find my voice. Clearly I would state, "no not Charlene, Charmaine, Charm with an "a-i-n-e."
Charmn  9/24/2017

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