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Usage English
Pronounced Pron. CHAHR-lee
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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.
VariantsCharley, Chas, Chaz, Chip, Chuck
DiminutivesChuckie, Chucky
Other Languages & CulturesCarolus, Karl(Ancient Germanic) Carles(Catalan) Carlu(Corsican) Karlo(Croatian) Karel(Czech) Carl, Karl(Danish) Karel, Carel(Dutch) Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl, Kalle(Finnish) Charles, Charlot, Charly(French) Carl, Karl(German) Karolos(Greek) Kale(Hawaiian) Károly, Karcsi(Hungarian) Séarlas(Irish) Carlo(Italian) Kārlis(Latvian) Sjarel(Limburgish) Karolis(Lithuanian) Carl, Karl(Norwegian) Karol(Polish) Carlos, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos(Portuguese) Carol(Romanian) Karol(Slovak) Karel, Karol(Slovene) Carlos, Carlito, Carlitos(Spanish) Carl, Karl, Kalle(Swedish) Siarl(Welsh)

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