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Gender: Female Meaning of Charna: "dark, black" Origin of Charna: Yiddish

The name Charna is a girl's name of Yiddish origin meaning "dark, black". Charna and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Dark and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".

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Popular name in Israel, worth considering for a dark-haired daughter with a bit of a bohemian cast.

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Pop Culture References for the name Charna

Charnele, Charnke


Charna West Says:


It's pronounced just like it's spelled. Char-na. Char-nuh. Like Charcoal.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


How's this pronounced? Is it Shar-nuh or Kar-nuh?