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Charlie - Meaning of Charlie

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[ 2 syll. (c)har-lie, ch-arl-ie ] The baby girl name Charlie is also used as a boy name, though it is slightly more popular for girls. It is pronounced CH-AARLiy- †. Charlie has its origins in the Germanic language and it is used largely in English.

Charlie is a diminutive (English) of the English and French Charlene.

Charlie is also a diminutive (English) of the French, German, Dutch, English, and Scandinavian Charlotte.

Charlie is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2000s. At the modest height of its usage in 2017, 0.101% of baby girls were named Charlie. It had a ranking of #154 then. In 2017, within the family of girl names directly related to Charlie, Charlotte was the most commonly used. It was more widely used than Charlie by 7 times in that year. Although Charlie is somewhat used more commonly as a baby girl name today, there was a period prior to 2015 that it was more popular with boys. After 2016, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys. There were 7.929% more baby girls than boys who were named Charlie in 2016.

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

† Pronunciation for Charlie: 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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