Feminization of Charles
"free man"

Charlize Origin and Meaning

The name Charlize is a girl's name meaning "free man".

Charlize is a name that owes its very life to a star: elegant blond South African actress Charlize Theron. She was named after her father, whose name was Charles. Charlize jumped onto the popularity lists in 2004, the year the actress won the Oscar for lead actress in Monster.

Like Theron herself, Charlize has an elegant and attractive image.

# 978 in the US

Charlize Rank in US Top 1000

# 1567 on Nameberry

Charlize Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

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Famous People Named Charlize

  • Charlize TheronSouth African actress, producer, model
  • Charlize van der WesthuizenSouth African cricketer
  • Charlize "Charli" KellyAustralian child YouTuber of Charli's Crafty Kitchen
  • Charlize Cornes (b. 2004)daughter of Australian rules footballer Graham Cornes
  • Charlize Alley Hackett (b. 2009)daughter of swimmer Grant Hackett and singer Candice Alley; twin of brother Jagger Emilio Hackett

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