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Gender: F Meaning of Charlie: "free man" Origin of Charlie: Diminutive of Charles or Charlotte Charlie's Popularity in 2014: #229

Charlie is one of the friendly, tomboyish male nickname names--another is Sam-- now used almost as frequently for girls: in 2013, it was Number 240 for girls, 233 for boys, and now it's at 229 on the pink side. The name Charlie, for females, has been jumping up the charts since it reappeared, after a 50-year hibernation, in 2005.

Charlie has been a favorite for starbaby girls, including the twin daughter of Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell and the daughter of Julie Chen and Les Moonves. Jeremy Sisto has a hyphenated Charlie-Ballerina.

Famous People Named Charlie

Charlie Barker - Model
Charlie Tamara Tulip O'Connell - Daughter of model Rebecca Romijn and actor Jerry O'Connell
Charlie Ballerina Sisto - Daughter of actor Jeremy Sisto
Charli (Charlotte) XCX - English singer-songwriter
Charlie Grace Thurston (b. 2015), daughter of Johnathan Thurston
Charlie Jean Pagano (b. 2015), daughter of Ralph Pagano

Pop Culture References for the name Charlie

Charlotte "Charlie" Duncan, from Disney's "Good Luck Charlie"
Charlotte "Charlie" Matheson, a character in NBC's show "Revolution"
Charlene "Charlie" Bradbury, a character from the TV show "Supernatural"
Charlie, a character on "Degrassi"

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