Happy Birthday Charles Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Charles! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Charles personalized card to you. Dear Charles, I wish a bright and beautiful day to you on your special day.
Charles Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Masculine; USAGE: English, French; PRONOUNCED: CHAHRLZ (English), SHARL (French). From the Germanic name Karl, which was derived from a Germanic word meaning “man”. However, an alternative theory states that it is derived from the common Germanic name element hari meaning “army, warrior”. The popularity of the name in continental Europe was due to the fame of Charles the Great (742-814), commonly known as Charlemagne, a king of the Franks who came to rule over most of Europe. His grandfather Charles Martel had also been a noted leader of the Franks. It was subsequently the name of several Holy Roman Emperors, as well as kings of France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, and Hungary (in various spellings). After Charlemagne, his name was adopted as a word meaning “king” in many Eastern European languages, for example, Czech král, Hungarian király, Russian король (Korol), and Turkish Kral. — Charles originates in Germanic languages and means “free man”. It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries and in different spellings all over the world. Popular with European royalty, the famous bearers include several emperors, kings, dukes, and princes, currently the most famous being Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II. Recently, the popularity of the name Charles has declined in the United States. — The name Charles is the French and English version of the German name Karl or Carl, derived from the Germanic word “Karl” meaning “free man.” — Famous bearers of the name include naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) who revolutionized biology with his theory of evolution, novelist Charles Dickens (1812-1870) who wrote such works as ‘Great Expectations’ and ‘A Tale of Two Cities’, French statesman Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), and American cartoonist Charles Schulz (1922-2000), the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip. Charles Barkley – basketball player. Charles Lindbergh – aviator.