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1
It is the first time that I've seen it. My first impressions are:
1 'carminio' Italian word for 'charmine'
2 Carmen
3 Karma
4 Carmel
5 Hermione (because the original form is Charmion)

So Charmian has not its own personality but just a mix of all these links.
Felie  3/13/2019
1
Not the best, not very pretty. Oh well... I guess this could pass.
Curious me  9/2/2018
1
I am reminded of Charmander from Pokemon every time I see this name...
iwakura  7/10/2018
1
Exactly what I was thinking! The spelling is almost the same, remove the 'A' and you've got the toilet paper brand 'Charmin'!
starz26  4/17/2010
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I think this name is ugly and slightly ghetto. Charmian makes me think of Charmin toilet paper and their hilarious commercials with the bears.
bananarama  4/8/2010
1
In the book, Hand of Isis, this is Cleopatra's handmaid's name.
Tasia.Margareta  10/9/2009
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It's an anagram of chairman.
― Anonymous User  1/31/2009
1
I love this name, but only pronounced 'KAR-mee-an'. That pronunciation seems to make more sense, anyway.
Hannah Ruth  11/18/2008
1
Very pretty!
7up  1/26/2007
1
I have a friend named Charmian, and I think it is a very pretty name.
Erika Christine  9/5/2006
2
Charmian Carr is best known for role as Liesl, the eldest Von Trapp daughter in The Sound of Music.
― Anonymous User  12/27/2005
1
A traditional English pronunciation is KAR-mee-an, with a hard "k" sound. Lovely name :-)
Elly747  4/11/2005
2
From the ancient Greek name Charmion (f), Charminos (m). Charmion was a servant of Cleopatra. Charminos was an Athenian general.
Damis  3/5/2005

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