Pronunciation: [Char-les]

Gender: Male

Meaning: Free man

Origin: Germanic

Free man.

Variant Forms

CarelFree manMaleGerman
CarloFree manMaleGerman
CarlosFree manMaleGerman
CharleyFree manUnisexGerman
CharlieFree manUnisexGermanic
CharlotSon Of CharlemagneFemaleEnglish
CharltonTown of the peasantsMaleEnglish
ChasFree manMaleGerman
ChayHe will enlargeFemaleHebrew
ChazFree manMaleGerman
ChickA Man: Variant Of Carl.UnisexEnglish
ChipFree manMaleGerman
ChuckFree manMaleGerman
KarlFree manMaleGermanic

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