How popular is the baby name Charleigh in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Charleigh.

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Popularity of the Baby Name Charleigh


Posts that Mention the Name Charleigh

Charlie: Boy Name or Girl Name?

Charlie - boy name or girl name?

To some, Charlie is a boy name. It’s a nickname for the male name Charles.

To others, Charlie is a girl name. It’s a feminine form of Charles, just like Charlene and Charlotte are feminine forms of Charles.

How are parents actually using the name Charlie nowadays?

Well, if we look only at the spelling “Charlie,” the boys are on top. Of the 1,727 U.S. babies named Charlie last year, 1,242 (72%) were boys and 485 (28%) were girls.

But if we count all versions of the name, the girls take the lead:

Name# of Boys# of Girls
Charlie1,242485
Charlee7395
Charley90277
Charli17236
Charleigh0180
Charly5270
Charlea014
Charlye012
Charle05
Charlei05
Charliegh05
TOTAL1,408 (46%)1,684 (54%)

In England and Wales, where Charlie (ranked 7th) is so popular that it beats Charles (ranked 58th) by over 4,000 babies, Charlie is still mainly a boy name:

Name# of Boys# of Girls
Charlie5,409208
Charley102164
Charlee827
Charli426
Charleigh018
Charly712
Charlea03
TOTAL5,530 (92%)458 (8%)

This makes me think Charlie could be headed the way of Ashley (i.e. becoming feminine in the States, remaining masculine in the UK).

To you, is Charlie a girl name or a boy name? (Or is it a unisex name?) Please also mention where you live–it’ll be interesting to see if/how responses differ based on location.