Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. CHAHR-lee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Diminutive or feminine form of Charles. A famous bearer was the British comic actor Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977). It is also borne by Charlie Brown, the main character in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles Schulz.

Related Names

DiminutivesChuckie, Chucky
Other Languages & CulturesCharlize(Afrikaans) Carla, Carles(Catalan) Carlu(Corsican) Karla, Karlo, Karolina(Croatian) Karel, Karla, Karolína, Šarlota(Czech) Carl, Caroline, Charlotte, Karl, Karoline, Karolina, Lotte(Danish) Carla, Carlijn, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Charlotte, Karel, Karlijn, Carel, Lotte(Dutch) Kaarel, Karl, Karoliina(Estonian) Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl, Karoliina, Lotta(Finnish) Carole, Caroline, Charles, Charlotte, Charlène, Charline, Charlot, Charly(French) Karlo(Georgian) Carl, Carla, Carola, Carolin, Caroline, Charlotte, Karl, Karla, Karola, Karolina, Karoline, Lotte, Lotti(German) Carolus, Karl(Germanic) Karolos(Greek) Kale(Hawaiian) Karola, Karolina, Károly, Sarolta, Karcsi, Lotti(Hungarian) Karl(Icelandic) Séarlait, Séarlas(Irish) Carla, Carlo, Carlotta, Carola, Carolina(Italian) Kārlis(Latvian) Sjarel(Limburgish) Karolina, Karolis(Lithuanian) Karolina(Macedonian) Carl, Caroline, Charlotte, Karl, Karoline, Karolina, Lotte(Norwegian) Karl(Old Norse) Karol, Karola, Karolina(Polish) Carla, Carlos, Carlota, Carolina, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos(Portuguese) Carol(Romanian) Karol, Karolína(Slovak) Karel, Karolina, Karlo, Karol(Slovene) Carla, Carlos, Carlota, Carolina, Carlito, Carlitos(Spanish) Carl, Carola, Carolina, Caroline, Charlotte, Karl, Karolina, Charlotta, Lotta, Lotte, Lottie(Swedish) Siarl(Welsh)


People think this name is

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Entry updated May 29, 2020