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charlene

DIMINUTIVE OF:
charles
FORM OF:
charline
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic 
NAME ROOT:
*HARJAZ / *CHARJA- > *KARLAZ > KARL (ċEORL)
MEANING:
The name's etymology is a common Germanic noun “*karlaz” meaning "free man", which survives in English as “churl”, Old English (Anglo-Saxon) “ċeorl”, which developed its deprecating sense in the Middle English period. In turn, this name derives from the West Frankish name “Háriolus”, a pet form of Germanic names beginning with “*harjaz / *charja-“, meaning “army, army leader, commander, warrior”. The name took a Romanic influence. The Germanic “H” would be represented by a “C” in Romanic spelling; this is where the “C” or “K” came in. The feminine form Caroline and Carolina derive from “Carolus” which is Latin for Charles (English) from which it also derives Charlotte and its derivates. The name was notably borne by Charlemagne “Charles the Great” and was at the time Latinized as Karolus as “in Vita Karoli Magni”, later also as Carolus. Charles the Great (German: Karl der Große; Latin: Carolus or Karolus Magnus) or Charles I, was the King of the Franks from 768, the King of Italy from 774, the first Holy Roman Emperor, and the first emperor in western Europe since the collapse of the Western Roman Empire three centuries earlier.

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
carola, charlotte, carolina, karolina, karla, charlize, karola, carlotta, carole, chalotte, charlot, charlott, charlotta, karlotta, karlotte, Sjarlotte
english
carly, charlotte, carolina, carla, carlyn, charlize, charla, sharla, carlene, carley, carlie, karlee, karlene, karly, carroll, carole, carrol, karle, karli
finnish
carola, charlotte, carolina, karolina, karla, charlize, karola, carlotta, carole, charlott, charlotta, karlotta, karoliina, Harlotta, Saarlotta, Sarlotta, Sarlotte
norwegian
carola, charlotte, carolina, karolina, karla, charlize, karola, carlotta, carole, chalotte, charlot, charlott, charlotta, karlotta, karlotte, Sarlotte, Sjarlotte
swedish
carola, charlotte, carolina, karolina, karla, carlota, charlize, karola, carlotta, carole, carlotte, chalott, chalotta, chalotte, chalottha, charlot, charlote, charloth, charlotha, charlothe, charlott, charlotta, charlotten, charlotth, charlottha, charlotthe, karlotta, karlotte, karoliina, karolyne
MASCULINE
danish
charles, karl, carl, karel, Carlis, Karlis
english
charl, charles, karl, carl
finnish
charles, karl, carl, kaarle, kaarlo, karel, Kaaleppi, Kale, Kali, Kallu, Charle, Karlis
norwegian
charles, karl, carl, karel, Karlot, Karles, Karlis
swedish
charles, karl, carl, karel, Karlot, Carlis, Charle, Karles, Karlis
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
charleen, carol, caroline, carrie, carolin, carolyn, karolin, karoline, karli, Karlina, Kalla
english
charlie, sharleen, charleen, carol, caroline, karrie, callie, carry, cari, caryl, carrie, cary, sharlene, karlie, cally, charleene, carolyn, karolyn, loletta, lolette, tottie, totty, chara, charlyne, CHARLEY, Karlena, CHARLEE, Charlay, Charlea, Charleigh, CHARLI, Charly, Chas
finnish
carol, caroline, carrie, caroliina, carolin, karolin, karoline, karuliina, Charlena, Kalla
norwegian
charleen, carol, caroline, carrie, carolin, carolyn, karolin, karoline, Karlina, Charlen, Kalla
swedish
charleen, carol, caroline, karrie, carrie, karlie, charleene, carolien, caroliina, carolin, carolinn, carolinne, carollina, carolyne, carolynn, carolynne, carrolin, carrolina, carroline, carrolinn, charolin, charolina, charoline, karolien, carolyn, karolin, karoline, karolinn, karolyn, karrolina, karroline, karli, Charléne, Charlène, Calla, Kalla

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
african - southern
charlize
afrikaans
charlize
catalan
carla, carlota
croatian
karolina, karla
dutch
carola, charlotte, carla
faroese
karolina, karla, Sjarlotta
french
charlotte, charline, carole
german
carola, carly, charlotte, carolina, karolina, carla, karla, carlota, karola, carlotta, charlot, charlotta, Karline
greenlandic
charlotte, karla, karola, charlothe, Sialoorta, Sialôrta, Sikaalutta, Sikallutta, Sikatdlúta
hungarian - magyar
karolina, karola
icelandic
charlotte, karla, charlotta, karlotta
irish
charlotte, sÉarlait
italian
carola, carolina, carla, carlotta
latvian
Karolīna, Karlīna
lithuanian
karolina
macedonian
karolina
polish
karolina, szarlota
portuguese
carolina, carla, carlota
russian
karolina
scottish
charlotte
slovene
karolina, karla
spanish
carolina, carla, carlota, carlotta
welsh
charlotte

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3
Numerological Values:
3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number:
3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Color meaning:

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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