What is the meaning of the name Charlie?

The name Charlie is primarily a gender-neutral name of English origin that means Free Man.

The name Charlie is traditionally a diminutive form of Charles. The name is now given to both boys and girls as a full name and used as a nickname to Charlotte, Charlene, and other feminine forms of Charles. 

As a standalone name Charlie has been commonly given in the United States since 1880, the year the Social Security Administration first began recording data for baby names. It became more popular in France in the 1930s but did not gain traction in other countries until the late 1990s and early 2000s. 

Famous bearers include: Charlie Chaplin, actor/director. Charlie Sheen, actor. Charlie Brown, character from the comic strip Peanuts.

Different Spellings of the name Charlie:

Charli, Charly

People who like the name Charlie also like:

Owen, Jack, Benjamin, Liam, Ethan, Oliver, Henry, Ella, Violet, Emma, Charlotte, Olivia, Lucy, Amelia

Names like Charlie:

Charlee, Carla, Creola, Cherelle, Carlow, Carlo, Carola, Coralia, Cyril, Cirila, Carol, Chariel, Cariel, Coralie, Carolie, Coral, Cyrielle, Charla, Carillo, Cheryl, Carl, Carly, Cyrila, Cruella, Cerelia, Charley

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Charlie LoCicero - son of Gina Rodriguez and Jo LoCicero , born 2023
Charlie Duggar - son of John Duggar and Abbie Duggar , born 2022
Charlie Wolf Tell - son of Lauren Conrad and William Tell , born 2019
Charlie Moyer - son of Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin , born 2012
Charlie Tamara Tulip O'Connell - daughter of Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell , born 2009
Charlie Axel Woods - son of Tiger Woods and Elin Woods , born 2009
Charlie Moonves - son of Julie Chen and Les Moonves , born 2009
Charlie John Oldman - son of Gary Oldman and Lesley Manville , born 1999

Stats for the Name Charlie

checkmark Charlie is currently #17 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Charlie is currently #125 in U.S. births

Songs about Charlie

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown - Vince Guaraldi Trio
Ballad of Charlie Haj - Dread Zeppelin
Champagne Charlie - Leon Redbone
Charlie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Charlie 'n Charlie - Slapp Happy
Charlie Brown - The Coasters
Charlie Brown Says - Ocean Colour Scene
Charlie Dunn - Jerry Jeff Walker
Charlie Freak - Steely Dan
Charlie Sheen - King's X
Charlie's Medicine - Warren Zevon
Charlie, the Methadone Man - Fastball
Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo - The Bloodhound Gang on Hefty Fine
Good Grief Charlie Brown - Carter USM
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