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Name Charles

Origin:From a Old High German word for man, husbandTools:

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About the name Charles in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English, French
Diminutives:Charlie, Charly, Chaz, Chuck
Saints:Charles Borromäus
US 2015 rank:#50     ... 48:Jonathan, 49:Isaiah, 50:Charles, 51:Thomas, 52:Aaron ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Charlee, Charley, Carlee, Carley, Carlos, Charis, Charla, Charleen, Charlene, Charlène     Details
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About Karl/Charlotte/Carla, the group of names with the same origin as Charles

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, female:diminutive of Charles and thus also a female form of this name
Info about origin, female:the variant Carol is probably chosen by parents because of the common English word carol (Christmas song)
Info about origin, male:old Germanic name
 known from the famous king Charles the Great, also called Charlemagne (8th/9th century AD)
 only in the 19th century the name became really popular
Words:karal = the man, the husband  Old High German
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:1:Charlotte Australia/NSW 2015,  1:Karl Sweden 2014,  2:Lotte Netherlands 2007,  2:Karlo Croatia 2008,  3:Carlos Colombia 2011,  4:Charlie England+Wales 2012,  4:Caroline Denmark 2008,  4:Karolína Czechia 2012,  5:Carolina Portugal 2015,  5:Carla Spain 2008
Somehow related to:Charles
Old/original forms:Carolus Latinized
Name variants:Carla, Carlee, Carleigh, Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carlina, Carlota, Carlotta, Carly, Carol, Carola, Carole, Carolien, Carolin, Carolina, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carri, Carrie, Carry, Charla, Charlee, Charleen, Charleigh, Charlene, Charlène, Charley, Charli, Charlie, Charline, Charlott, Charlotta, Charlotte, Karla, Karlee, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karlotta, Karly, Karol, Karola, Karoliina, Karolin, Karolina, Karolína, Karoline, Lien, Lotta, Lotte, Lotti, Lottie, Carl, Carlito, Carlo, Carlos, Charles, Charlie, Charly, Chaz, Chuck, Kaarlo, Kale, Kalle, Karel, Karl, Karlis, Karlo, Karol, Károly   Sortable list   Details
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Australia/NSWGraph2015 68,  2014 87,  2013 81,  2012 68,  2011 73,  2010 83,  2009 75,  2008 72,  2007 672006 68,  2005 86,  2004 75,  2003 70,  2002 84,  2001 79
Belgium prevalence 2013 95
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 522014 60,  2013 73,  2012 69,  2011 60,  2010 98,  2009 81,  2008 85
England+WalesGraph2015 66,  2014 63,  2013 61,  2012 62,  2011 60,  2010 62,  2009 58,  2008 56,  2007 52,  2006 51,  2005 50,  2004 49,  2003 48,  2002 47,  2001 51,  2000 45,  1999 43,  1998 41
FranceGraph2008 99,  2007 96,  2006 97,  2005 94,  2004 92,  2003 90,  2002 82,  2001 74,  2000 68,  1999 68,  1998 66,  1997 66
IrelandGraph2009 99,  2007 90,  2006 832005 99,  2004 93
New ZealandGraph2015 78,  2014 82,  2013 59,  2012 64,  2011 73,  2010 64,  2009 69,  2008 57
ScotlandGraph2015 127,  2014 133,  2013 110,  2012 121,  2011 108,  2010 102,  2009 110,  2008 102,  2006 99,  2005 94,  2004 90,  2002 89,  1999 91,  1998 89
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 58,  1990-1999 43,  1980-1989 34,  1970-1979 23,  1960-1969 17
USA prevalence 1990 8
USA yearlyGraph2015 50,  2014 51,  2013 57,  2012 62,  2011 62,  2010 63,  2009 63,  2008 63,  2007 62,  2006 60,  2005 56,  2004 56,  2003 57,  2002 58,  2001 55,  2000 51,  1999 50,  1998 48,  1997 49,  1996 43,  1995 44,  1994 431993 44
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