Meaning:Free man


Pronunciation:CHAR lee

Variations:Charlee, Charleigh, Charley, Charli, Charly

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About Charlie

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Charlie is a traditional unisex name, ideal for those parents looking for a tried and true name with a lovely ring to it.

Detailed Meaning

Pet form of Charles and Charlotte, now commonly given as an independent name to both boys and girls.

Famous People With This Name

Charlie Chaplin was an English comic actor and filmmaker, who was iconic during the silent film era for his role as “The Tramp.” Charlie Sheen is an American actor, best known for his role in “Two and a Half Men” (he appropriately plays a character called Charlie Harper in the show). Charlie Cox is a British actor who is currently staring in the Marvel Netflix series, “Daredevil,” playing the protagonist Matthew Murdoch/Daredevil.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames include Cal, Chaz and Char.

Related Names

Possible alternative spellings are Charlee, Charleigh, Charley, Charli and Charly.

Stories Featuring This Name

Charlie Brown is the main character from the iconic “Peanuts” comic strip. Charlie Bucket is the protagonist from the novels “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator,” written by Roald Dahl. Charlie Weasley is one of the Weasley children from the “Harry Potter” series.

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