Gender: Male
Total Babies With Name: 2,185,487
Highest Rank: 5
Number of Years at Highest Rank: 12
Years at Highest Rank: 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929

The name Charles originates from an old Germanic word meaning “man,” and peaked in the 1880s when it had an average rank of 4. In 2014, the name ranked No. 51 in U.S. Parents today favor spin-offs of Charles, such as Charlotte and Charlie.

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