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The name Charles is of Germanic origin, and means man of the common people.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Charles has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Charles
Use of the Name Charles for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
2,288,597 841,003 261,189 76,798 37,103 15,159 7,507
The table below indicates the number of times the name Charles has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Charles
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188045,34851911
188154,63840517
188255,09337323
188344,82645218
188454,80246519
188554,59943124
188654,53346222
188754,03237333
188854,59147028
188954,20046828
189054,06247730
189153,64047629
189254,31850529
189353,72459623
189453,78857126
189553,63457827
189653,640  
189753,34170220
189853,55877219
189953,14764623
190054,10867728
190153,05066623
190253,36369124
190353,21279219
190463,40671324
190553,60978122
190663,60974324
190763,88384620
190873,92771230
190974,02674629
191074,78075632
191175,72068540
1912711,06459767
1913713,17674949
1914716,93067075
1915721,984652103
1916623,627609123
1917724,156616123
1918526,955593143
1919525,196618129
1920528,306567161
1921529,245536177
1922528,875489199
1923528,965569160
1924530,442523187
1925529,549472215
1926529,500450226
1927531,917394305
1928531,177413269
1929529,899410260
1930631,774433239
1931629,864443212
1932631,045469196
1933628,919446210
1934729,768501166
1935629,908530148
1936629,067567133
1937630,458495177
1938631,122570144
1939630,811544150
1940631,694591138
1941632,680562155
1942735,880573166
1943736,458572176
1944734,507618140
1945732,447664124
1946938,045699133
1947940,648719140
1948938,546674152
1949939,917721138
1950939,098690155
1951939,217704154
1952938,847826122
1953938,294777139
19541037,410839126
19551135,300799145
19561135,168793156
19571134,226812155
19581132,182902129
19591130,764833152
19601329,661926132
19611329,157994119
19621527,575970120
19631626,797900136
19641725,882917130
19652023,478866133
19662022,255888128
19672021,275922123
19682021,549909129
19691921,682907136
19702122,404888149
19712219,811904145
19722316,960985121
19732315,736  
19742315,135  
19752514,558964129
19762613,909  
19772614,731  
19782714,814  
19792814,805  
19802914,943  
19813114,403  
19823114,284  
19833313,204  
19843312,924  
19853412,881  
19863412,617  
19873512,157  
19883712,090  
19893612,242  
19903811,986  
19913811,332  
19924310,461  
1993439,854  
1994439,013  
1995448,463  
1996438,242  
1997497,646  
1998487,831  
1999507,513  
2000517,508  
2001557,257  
2002587,179  
2003577,652  
2004567,507  
Totals:  2,288,597 10,235

During the last 125 years, parents have used Charles as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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