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Charley - Meaning of Charley

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Meaning of the name CharleyCharlotteCharlieLolaCarlyKarlaCharliKarlieCarlaCharlizeCarlottaCarliSherylCharlaKarliCheryllSharylSherriSherryLottieShereeCharleneCherylSharlene

[ 2 syll. (c)har-ley, ch-arl-ey ] The baby girl name Charley is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is slightly more popular. It is pronounced as CH-AARLiy- †. Charley's language of origin is Germanic and it is predominantly used in English. Charley is a form of the French, German, Dutch, English, and Scandinavian Charlotte.

Charley is a rather popular baby girl name, and it is also perceived as rather trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2014 with 0.033% of baby girls being named Charley. It was #489 in rank then. In 2017, it ranked at #513 with a usage of 0.032%. Among the family of girl names directly related to Charley, Charlotte was the most widely used. It was 21 times more widely used than Charley in 2017. Although Charley is somewhat used more commonly as a baby girl name today, there was a period prior to 1981 that it was more popular with boys. After 2009, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys.

Baby names that sound like Charley include Charli, Charlie (English), Charly (English), Charill, Charliann, Cherelle (English), Cheril, Cherly (English), Cherrelle, Cherryl (English), Chyrill, Charl, and Cherill (English).

† Pronunciation for Charley: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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