Meaning:Settlement of free men, free peasant's settlement
If baby’s arrival has you dancing with joy, then consider the name Charleston! A jazzy and distinctive boy’s name of Old English origin, this vibrant choice means “settlement of free men,” or “free peasant’s settlement.” A derivative of Charlton, Charleston feels both modern and age-old in its classic nature. Whether you are a lover of the 1920s-era dance style or you have a fondness for Charleston, South Carolina, this enduring name will see your little free man through all the ups and downs—as well as side steps, twists, shimmies, and box steps—that life has to offer.
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