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Charles (Given name)

Charles is a name for boys. The name is a form of Karel and originates from English. On our website 25 people with the name Charles rated their name with 4 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Charles is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 109. Nicknames for Charles are Charlie, Chuck and Chaz.
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Meaning of Charles

The meaning of Charles is: "a non-noble freeman".


25 people with the name Charles voted on their name. Please vote on your name too.
Easy to write:5
Easy to remember:5
English pronunciation:5
Opinion foreigners:4.5

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Charles occurs in the following categories:
Boy names with most votesNames with 7 lettersNames beginning with CBaby boy names with one syllablePopular English names

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Popularity of Charles in the U.S.A.



Charles (61 years old) 2012-09-10
While Charles sounds like a manly traditional name it has always seemed a bit stiff as in: "Charles the butler", or a man who may be a bit conservative and uptight and/or formal. Overall, though, I am quite satisfied with my name.
Charles (32 years old) 2013-01-02
Charlie is the best name, every person named Charlie is the best. Except Charlie Manson, he makes a bad name for us all
Charles 2013-06-23
Is this the correct name for me?
Charles (69 years old) 2013-08-12
I usually go by my middle name Steve.
Charles (37 years old) 2013-11-26
Charles (78 years old) 2014-01-18
Have always preferred Chuck. My mom disliked Chuck, said she didn't name me that. I still went by Chuck
Charles (68 years old) 2014-02-17
Inherited: I am the third to carry the name.

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