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Gender: Male Origin of Charleston: American place-name

The name Charleston is a boy's name of American origin. Charleston and is often added to lists like American Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Lovers of the languid South Carolina city might be attracted to this rich-sounding name. Could make an interesting update on Charles -- and can certainly work for a girl too. Actor Joey Lawrence used it for his daughter.

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Famous People Named Charleston

Charleston Lawrence (b. 2007), daughter of actor Joey Lawrence

Pop Culture References for the name Charleston

Charleston Tucker, female character on TV's "State of Affairs"
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Charleston House in East Sussex, UK, was the home of the famous 'Bloomsbury Group' of writers and artists, including Virginia Woolf, it has freestyle wall murals painted by Vanessa Bell, and was still lived in by the grandchildren of the group on the 1990s
Also a girl's name