Charles as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Charles?

We estimate that there are 1,236,920 people named Charles who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Charles is the 13th most common for men, and the 15th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Charles?

The average person named Charles is 53.04 years old.

Is Charles a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

5,404 people named Charles were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 54th most popular name for boys, and the 91st most popular overall.

The popularity of Charles peaked in 1883, when it was the 4th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Charles a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Charles is almost exclusively a male name. 99.5% of people named Charles are male.

Popularity of Charles in England

In 2020, Charles was the 88th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.