Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. CHUK
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Charles. It originated in America in the early 20th century. Two famous bearers of this name were pilot Chuck Yeager (1923-2020), the first man to travel faster than the speed of sound, and the musician Chuck Berry (1926-2017), one of the pioneers of rock music.

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DiminutivesChuckie, Chucky
Feminine FormsCharla, Charlee, Charleigh, Sharla
Other Languages & CulturesCarles(Catalan) Carlu(Corsican) Karlo(Croatian) Karel(Czech) Carl, Karl(Danish) Karel, Carel(Dutch) Kaarel, Karl(Estonian) Kaarle, Kaarlo, Karl(Finnish) Charles, Charlot, Charly(French) Karlo(Georgian) Carl, Karl(German) Carolus, Karl(Germanic) Karolos(Greek) Kale(Hawaiian) Károly, Karcsi(Hungarian) Karl(Icelandic) Séarlas(Irish) Carlo(Italian) Kārlis(Latvian) Sjarel(Limburgish) Karolis(Lithuanian) Carl, Karl(Norwegian) Karl(Old Norse) Karol(Polish) Carlos, Carlinhos, Carlito, Carlitos(Portuguese) Carol(Romanian) Karol(Slovak) Karel, Karlo, Karol(Slovene) Carlos, Carlito, Carlitos(Spanish) Carl, Karl(Swedish) Siarl(Welsh)

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Entry updated April 5, 2022