Meaning : Derived from Karl meaning "free man", it was combined with tne Old English name Ceorl and was adapted by the aristocracy and royal familiy into the name Charles., Free man, Free Man,

Origin : French, German, English,

Pronunciation : CHAHR-əlz (English), SHAHRL (French)  , (CHAARLZ), charlz,

Used : Charles is derived from the Germanic karl (full-grown, a man), which is a cognate of the Old English ceorl (a man, freeman, peasant). It is a royal name, being borne by ten kings of France as well as by kings of Hungary, Naples, Sardinia, and Wüttemberg. It was introduced to Great Britain by Mary, Queen of Scots (1542 - 87), who bestowed it upon her son, Charles James (1566- 1625). His son and grandson both rules as King Charles, furthering the name's popularity.,

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Charles Expression, Charles Soul Urge, Charles Inner Dream


Numerology information Charles:

numerologyName Number: 3 Meaning: Communication, Interaction, Friendship, Joy, Lightness, Humor, Art, Positivity, Optimism


Additional information Charles:

additionalPrince Charles, Prince of Wales and heir to the British Throne. Charles Bronson, actor. Charles Barkley, athlete.

additionalFrom the Germanic word 'karl', which means 'free man'. The name Charles was elected by Mary Queen of Scots for her son, Charles James, who became King James VI of Scotland, and then King James I of England. The next two generations below saw two further Charles' reign, cementing the name's popularity in the 17th century. The name is borne by Prince Charles, the man in line to be king after Queen Elizabeth II's reign ends. Famous bearers include Charles Dickens (writer) and Charles Bronson (actor).

additionalFrench Meaning: The name Charles is a French baby name. In French the meaning of the name Charles is: Manly.

additionalTeutonic Meaning: The name Charles is a Teutonic baby name. In Teutonic the meaning of the name Charles is: Manly.

additionalAmerican Meaning: The name Charles is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Charles is: Manly.

additionalEnglish Meaning: The name Charles is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Charles is: Man (from the Old English 'ceorl'). Famous Bearers: American movie star Charles Bronson; British Prince Charles; evolutionist Charles Darwin.

additionalGerman Meaning: The name Charles is a German baby name. In German the meaning of the name Charles is: From the Old German carl, meaning a man. Famous bearer: British Charles Prince of Wales.

additionalShakespearean Meaning: The name Charles is a Shakespearean baby name. In Shakespearean the meaning of the name Charles is: King Henry V' Charles the sixth, Dauphin and afterwards King of France. 'As You Like It' Wrestler to Frederick.

additionalA classic, kingly name with a cute and friendly nickname, Charles has hung around for ages, but has been slowly dipping since the mid-twentieth century. It spent 1909 to 1968 in the top 20, and only dropped out of the top 50 in ’00. Despite its steady but gradual fall, don’t look for it to go too much lower -- celebs like Jodie Foster and Russell Crowe are starting to resurrect the name, and its timeless appeal will never fade…it certainly hasn’t yet.

additionalFrom the Germanic name Karl, which was derived from a Germanic word which meant "man". However, an alternative theory states that it is derived from the common Germanic element hari meaning "army, warrior". The popularity of the name in continental Europe was due to the fame of Charles the Great (742-814), commonly known as Charlemagne, a king of the Franks who came to rule over most of Europe. It was subsequently borne by several Holy Roman Emperors, as well as kings of France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden and Hungary. The name did not become common in Britain until the 17th century when it was carried by the Stuart king Charles I. It had been introduced into the Stuart royal family by Mary Queen of Scots, who had been raised in France. Famous bearers of the name include naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) who revolutionized biology with his theory of evolution, novelist Charles Dickens (1812-1870) who wrote such works as 'Great Expectations' and 'A Tale of Two Cities', French statesman Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), and American cartoonist Charles Schulz (1922-2000), the creator of the 'Peanuts' comic strip.


Definition funny of Charles:

urbanThe sexiest thing one the freaking Earth. The fucking hottest person in the world.

urbanDamn, i really wanna fuck that Charles. I hope that Charles notices me tonight. Damn that Charles is fucking fine!

urbanAn extremely selfish guy, everything he does is for his benefit and his benefit only. He doesn't care about others feelings, only about his own. Never believe any promises he makes, as he is very likely to break them according to his liking. But watch out because he knows how to sweet talk. He almost always gets what he wants, and he is very proud of it. He must enjoy breaking girls hearts.

urbanYeah, Charles will just break her heart too

urban1. a popular name, used for many of the kings of France and England in the Medieval Era. 2. In the modern Era, a worried, anxious pre-pubescent boy, usually with red or orange hair, who feels so weakly about himself that he needs to use Urban Dictionary to call himself the sexiest thing on planet earth. 3. a type of small dog.

urban1. King Charles the first of England, 1625-1649 2. Charles Mayer 3. A small breed of dog

urbanA crazy alter ego that a blacked out friend frequently morphs into. Charles often yells "yung money!" and "neck, maurice" when Charlesed out. These are usually the two indications that one has changed into Charles. Charles is also unusually agressive, always looking to fight. Every question is answered with "shut the fuck up."


Expression information Charles:

expressionPeople with this name tend to be creative and excellent at expressing themselves. They are drawn to the arts, and often enjoy life immensely. They are often the center of attention, and enjoy careers that put them in the limelight. They tend to become involved in many different activities, and are sometimes reckless with both their energies and with money.


Soul information Charles:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire for a stable, loving family or community, and a need to work with others and to be appreciated.


Songs about Charles:

songsCharles Bukowski Is Dead - The Boo Radleys  

songsLake Charles - Lucinda Williams  

songsI Know How To Love You Now [feat. Charles Esten] by Nashville Cast from the Album I Know How To Love You Now

songsBelieving [feat. Charles Esten] by Nashville Cast from the Album The Music Of Nashville Original Soundtrack Season 2 Volume 2 [+digital booklet]

songsNo One Will Ever Love You [feat. Connie Britton, Charles Esten] by Nashville Cast from the Album The Music Of Nashville Original Soundtrack [+digital booklet]

songsYou're The Kind Of Trouble [feat. Charles Esten] by Nashville Cast from the Album You're The Kind Of Trouble

songsLike New [feat. Charles Esten] by Nashville Cast from the Album Like New

songsThis Town [feat. Clare Bowen, Charles Esten] by Nashville Cast from the Album This Town

songsGrown and Sexy- Remix Bigg Robb Feat Sir Charles Jones by Bigg Robb and Da Problem Solvas Feat Sir Charles Jones from the Album Blues Soul and Old School {The Latest!}


Books about Charles:

booksUntil the Sea Shall Give Up Her Dead (A Charles Hayden Novel) by S. Thomas Russell (Oct 16, 2014)

booksCharles Dickens' Children Stories by Charles Dickens (Aug 23, 2011)

booksThe Laws of Murder: A Charles Lenox Mystery (Charles Lenox Mysteries) by Charles Finch (Nov 11, 2014)

booksThe Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty: Answers to Your Most Important Money Questions by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz and Joanne Cuthbertson (Apr 1, 2014)

booksCharles "Lefty" Driesell: A Basketball Legend by F. Martin Harmon (Oct 1, 2014)

booksCharles Wysocki - Americana Wall Calendar (2015) by Charles Wysocki (Jul 5, 2014)

booksCharles James: Beyond Fashion (Metropolitan Museum of Art) by Harold Koda, Jan Reeder, Ralph Rucci and Sarah Scaturro (Jun 3, 2014)


Movies about Charles:

moviesThe Greatest Journeys on Earth: England The Journeys of Charles Dickens 2014 NR CC - Runtime: 49 mins Directed by: Unavailable

moviesCharles Dickens' The Christmas Carol 2009 NR - Runtime: 25 mins Starring: Taylor Holmes and Vincent Price Directed by: Arthur Pierson

moviesCharles Bradley: Soul of America [HD] 2013 NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 15 mins Starring: Charles Bradley Directed by: Poull Brien

moviesHymns of Praise: The Story of Hymnwriter Charles Wesley 2009 NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 37 mins Directed by: Comenius Foundation

moviesCharles Darwin & The Tree of Life 2013 TV-PG CC -

moviesCharles Drew: Revolutionized Medical Science 2011 NR CC - Runtime: 29 mins Directed by: Createspace

moviesCharles Swan 2013 R CC - Runtime: 1 hr 26 mins Starring: Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, et al. Directed by: Roman Coppola


Famous about Charles:

famousCharles Darwin - naturalist

famousCharles “Charlie” Chaplin - actor and director

famousCharles Dickens - author

famousPrince Charles - Prince of Wales


Wiki information Charles:

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
Military Commander, Deceased Person, Author, Noble person, Coat of Arms Bearer, Chivalric Order Member, Organization founder, Art Subject, Person Or Being In Fiction, Person

Charles V was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and, as Charles I, of the Spanish Empire from 1516 until his voluntary abdication in favor of his younger brother Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor and his son Philip II as King of Spain in...

Charles I of England
Monarch, Person, Noble person, Art Subject, Deceased Person, Author, Family member, Person Or Being In Fiction, Chivalric Order Member

Charles I was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles was the second son of King James VI of Scotland, but after his father inherited the English throne in 1603, he moved...

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Nicknames for Charles:

Charlie, Chuck, Chip, Chaz, Chas, Char

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Famous real-life people named Charles:

Charles Addams - American cartoonist
Charles Dickens - English writer
Charles Dodgson (A.K.A. Lewis Carol) - English writer
Charles Gibbs - American pirate
Charles Gibson - American news anchor and journalist
Charles Lindbergh - American pilot
Charles Manson - American cult leader
Charles Martinet - American voice actor
Charles Ponzi - Italian businessman and conman
Charles M. Schulz - American cartoonist
Charles de Gaulle - former French president
Charles Darwin

Charles in song, story & screen:

Charles Xavier from X-Men
Charles "Chuck" Bass from Gossip Girl
Charles Augustus Magnussen from BBC’s Sherlock