Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. CHAHR-lee

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) Carolus, Karl, Carolina(Ancient Germanic) Carla, Carles(Catalan) Carlu(Corsican) Karla, Karlo(Croatian) Karel, Karla, Šarlota(Czech) Carl, Charlotte, Karl, Karla, Lotte(Danish) Carla, Carola, Charlotte, Karel, Carel, Lotte(Dutch) Kaarel, Karl(Estonian) Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl, Lotta(Finnish) Carole, Charles, Charlotte, Charlène, Charline, Charlot, Charly(French) Carl, Carla, Carola, Charlotte, Karl, Karla, Karola, Lotte, Lotti(German) Karolos(Greek) Kale(Hawaiian) Karola, Károly, Sarolta, Karcsi, Lotti(Hungarian) Séarlait, Séarlas(Irish) Carla, Carlo, Carlotta, Carola(Italian) Kārlis(Latvian) Sjarel(Limburgish) Karolis(Lithuanian) Carl, Charlotte, Karl, Karla, Lotte(Norwegian) Karol, Karola(Polish) Carla, Carlos, Carlota, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos(Portuguese) Carol(Romanian) Karol(Slovak) Karel, Karol(Slovene) Carla, Carlos, Carlota, Carlito, Carlitos(Spanish) Carl, Carola, Charlotte, Karl, Karla, Charlotta, Kalle, Lotta, Lotte, Lottie(Swedish) Siarl(Welsh)


People think this name is

youthful   informal   common   natural   wholesome   refined  


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Entry updated May 29, 2020