Variation of Caroline or Charlotte, feminine form of Charles
"free man"

Charlene Origin and Meaning

The name Charlene is girl's name meaning "free man".
Charlene is a Charlotte variation that, along with similar names like Arlene and Marlene, spiked in popularity in the 1940s and fifties, reaching a high of Number 100 in 1949. Most parents today would prefer one of the note classic versions -- or even nickname Charlie.

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Famous People Named Charlene

  • Charlene Lynette (Wittstock)Princess consort of Albert II of Monaco, South African Olympic swimmer
  • Charlene ChoiHong Kong actress and singer of pop group Twins
  • Charlene L. TiltonAmerican actress
  • Charlene KayeAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Charlene deGuzmanAmerican actress
  • Charlene PoliteAmerican actress
  • Charlene Mae Gonzales (BonninMuhlach), TV personality and Miss Philippines USA 1994
  • Charlene Edith Magali GuignardFrench,Italian ice dancer
  • Charlene (Marilynn D'Angelo Oliver)American R&B singer
  • Charlene de CarvalhoHeineken, Dutch,British beer heiress
  • Charlene Elise FernandezAmerican politician from Arizona
  • Charlene Lee McKennaIrish actress
  • Charlene Riva Federer (b. 2009)daughter of tennis players Roger Federer and Mirka Vavrinec, twin sister of Myla Rose

Charlene in Pop Culture

  • Charlene Flemingcharacter in film "The Fighter"
  • Charlene "Charlie" Bradburycharacter on TV's "Supernatural"
  • Charlene Sinclaircharacter on TV's "Dinosaurs"
  • Charlene Edna "Lenny" Robinsoncharacter on Australian soap "Neighbours"
  • Charlene Frazier Stillfieldcharacter on TV's "Designing Women"
  • Charlene "Charlie" Roanmain character in film "The Purge: Election Year"
  • Charlene Doofenshmirtzcharacter on animated series "Phineas and Ferb"
  • Charlene Matlockcharacter on TV's "Matlock"
  • Charlenea character in the Transformers comics
  • Charlene "Charley" Davidsoncharacter in animated series "Biker Mice from Mars"
  • Charlenerifle belonging to Gomer Pyle in film "Full Metal Jacket"
  • "Charlene" song by Anthony Hamilton