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Charla was much more popular during the middle of the 20th century, and it kind of fizzled out in the 1980s. We think it's time for a comeback. The name is cute and simple, and it makes a great alternative to the overly-popular Charlotte. It pairs well with a variety of classic and unique middle names.

Meaning of the name Charla:

English: Free man

Origin of the name Charla:

Charla is one of many feminine versions of the baby name Charles.

Symbolism of the name Charla:

As the feminine version of Charles, Charla may be associated with nobility.

Style of the name Charla:


Gender of the name Charla:

Charla is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Charla:


Number of syllables in the name Charla:


Emotion evoked from the name Charla:

The baby name Charlo evokes images of someone who is laid-back and sweet.

Alternative spellings for the name Charla:

  • Sharla

Nicknames for the name Charla:

Popularity of the name Charla:

Charla was a top 1,000 baby name for girls between 1942 and 1980. It last ranked at number 967, according to the Social Security Administration.

Related names for the name Charla:

Great middle names for Charla and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Charla:

  • Charla Doherty (actress)
  • Charla Faddoul (reality TV star)
  • Charla Sedacca (bodybuilder)
  • Charla Pihlstrom (reality TV star)

Charlas in popular culture:

  • Charla Swann (character from the “Island” book series)
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