Name
CHARLES

Name CHARLES

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 2,846,260 births of Charles in the countries below, which represents an average of 20,477 births of children bearing the first name Charles per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 10,207 births.
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Information about the first name Charles

We celebrate Charles on s November 4th, May 21st
The first name Charles is listed in our categories :The first name Charles has been assigned to:
99.69% to boys
0.31% to girls
The country where the first name Charles is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 7 letters including 2 vowels and 5 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Charles

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Charles : Cahrles, Charle's, Charlse, Cherlas, Rachel S, Scharel, Selchra

Charles in Japanese *

Romajichaaruzu
Katakanaチャールズ
Hiraganaちゃーるず
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Charles en Japonais
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Charles in sign language

Charles in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Charles

US English
Etymology src :
  • From French Charles, from Old French Charles, Carles, from Latin Carolus, from and also reinfluenced by Old High German Karl, from Proto-Germanic *karlaz (“free man”); compare the English word churl and the German Kerl.
Anagrams src :
  • Lachers, clasher, larches, raschel
Pronunciation src :
  • (General American) IPA(key): /tʃɑɹlz/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /tʃɑːlz/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)lz
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • Common given name since the Middle Ages.
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From Old French Charles, Carles, from Latin Carolus, from Germanic.
Old French
Etymology src :
  • See Charlon.
FR French
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʃaʁl/
Proper noun src :
  • Charles m
  • A male given name, cognate to English Charles
Old French
Alternative forms src :
  • Carles
  • Karles
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃar.ləs/
Proper noun src :
  • Charles m
  • nominative of Charlon
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • English: Charles
  • French: Charles
ES Spanish
Verb src :
  • charles
  • Informal second-person singular (tú) negative imperative form of charlar.
  • Informal second-person singular (tú) present subjunctive form of charlar.
SE Swedish
Proper noun src :
  • Charles c (genitive Charles)
  • A male given name borrowed from English and French.
 

Popularity of the name Charles

Number of CHARLES births per year

Total births of Charles by country

Births with the first name Charles
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2018
2,392,756
8,235
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
240,200
228
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
72,711
410
ONOntario
1913 - 2017
36,991
18
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
29,672
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
15,949
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
13,820
35
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
8,979
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
7,082
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
5,386
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
5,283
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
3,532
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
2,209
0
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
1,097
0
NONorway
1945 - 2019
660
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
475
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
125
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
110
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
107
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
86
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
42
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
38
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
20
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
4
0

Total births of Charles by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Charles
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2018
6,604
0
BRBrazil
2010
934
8
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
758
0
FRFrance
2018
699
0
QCQuebec
2018
387
0
ONOntario
2017
221
0
AUAustralia
2019
190
0
BEBelgium
2018
95
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
60
0
NZNew Zealand
2019
60
0
ABAlberta
2018
57
0
SESweden
2019
52
0
CHSwitzerland
2018
32
0
IEIreland
2019
32
0
DEGermany
2018
10
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
2
0
PLPoland
2019
2
0
ARArgentina
2015
1
0
ATAustria
2018
1
0
DKDenmark
2018
1
0
ITItaly
2018
1
0

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Personalities with the first name Charles

There are 1137 personalities with the first name Charles


Charles Darwin
(Charles Robert Darwin) src

United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Geologist Beekeeper Botanist Entomologist Travel writer Explorer Ethologist Carcinologist


Charlie Chaplin
(Charles Spencer Chaplin) src

United kingdom
Screenwriter Actor Composer Comedian Mime artist Film score composer Stage actor Film director Film producer Film editor Film actor Autobiographer


Charles Dickens
(Charles John Huffam Dickens) src

United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Writer Playwright Author Journalist Children's writer Novelist Social critic


Charles De Gaulle
(Charles André Joseph De Gaulle Maillot) src

France
Military personnel Politician Statesperson Memoirist Military theorist


Le Corbusier
(Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris) src

Switzerland France
Painter Writer Architect Urban planner


Charles Baudelaire
(Charles-Pierre Baudelaire) src

France
Writer Poet Translator Author Art critic Literary critic Essayist


Montesquieu
(Charles-Louis De Secondat) src

France
Judge Writer Lawyer Encyclopédistes Poet lawyer Sociologist Politician Historian Philosopher Novelist


Lewis Carroll
(Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) src

United kingdom United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Photographer Writer Poet Deacon Mathematician Children's writer Philosopher Novelist Logician Autobiographer Diarist


Arthur C. Clarke
(Arthur Charles Clarke) src

United kingdom Sri lanka
Prose Scientist Screenwriter Engineer Futures studies Inventor Novelist Explorer Science fiction writer


Napoléon Iii
(Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte) src

France
Politician



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Charles
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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Charles

There are 5579 actors and actresses with the first name Charles
Charles Crombez
Charles Vandervaart
Charles Fresse
Charles Vaillant
Charles Viktor Knak
Charles Thomas Allen
Charles Edward Korpics
Charles Cottier
Charles Boguer
Charles Mckeating
Charles Leek
Charles Babalola
Charles Emmanuel
Charles Chen
Charles Hixon
Charles Dewayne
Charles Martin Garcia
Charles Mead
Charles Cestari
Charles Mcknight
Charles Luu
Charles Reston
Charles Weigold Iii
Charles Zimmerman
Charles Jamison
Charles Di Meglio
Charles Mnene
Charles Chen
Charles Dustin Delacey
Charles Does

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Charles
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Rankings of first name CHARLES by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#15QC Quebec2018
#52US United State of America2018
#54ON Ontario2017
#57BC British Columbia2019
#77AB Alberta2018
#81GB United Kingdom2018
#83NZ New Zealand2019
#83AU Australia2019
#102FR France2018
#126BE Belgium2018
#178IE Ireland2019
#198BR Brazil2010
#213SE Sweden2019
#268CH Switzerland2018
#566CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#652DE Germany2018
#686DK Denmark2018
#789PL Poland2019
#1367AR Argentina2015
#4520AT Austria2018
#28528IT Italy2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#6427BR Brazil2010