- 2d Earl Grey 1764-1845; Eng. statesman; prime minister (1830-34)
- Lady Jane Dudley 1537-54; queen of England (July 10-19, 1553): beheaded
- 1875-1939; U.S. writer, esp. of westerns
- 1811-74; U.S. statesman & abolitionist
- 1840-1910; U.S. sociologist & economist
- 1737-1832; Am. Revolutionary leader
- (pseud. of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) 1832-98; Eng. writer and mathematician: author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
a masculine name: dim. Charley, Charlie, Chuck; var. Carl, Karl; equiv. L. Carolus, Ger. Carl, Karl, It. Carlo, Sp. Carlos, Du. Karel; fem. Charlene, Charlotte, Caroline
Origin of CharlesFrench ; from Medieval Latin Carolus or Germanic Karl, literally , full-grown; akin to Old English ceorl, churl
- river in E Mass., flowing into Boston Bay: c. 60 mi (97 km)
- cape in SE Va., at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, forming the tip of Delmarva Peninsula
Origin of Charlesafter Charles I of England: see Charles
- 1707-88; Eng. clergyman & hymn writer: brother of John
- 1703-91; Eng. clergyman & evangelist: founder of Methodism
- 1798-1877; U.S. naval officer & explorer
- 1727?-97; Eng. political reformer
- (pen name Elia) 1775-1834; Eng. essayist & critic
- 1764-1847; Eng. writer: sister of Charles & coauthor with him of Tales from Shakespeare
- 1763-1844; U.S. architect
- 1796-1867; U.S. writer & mythologist: son of Charles
Prince of Wales. Born 1948.
The eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the British throne. He was invested as Prince of Wales in 1969.
- A male given name.
- A patronymic surname.
Common given name since the Middle Ages.