Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Free man
Charlyn is a girl’s name of Old German origin. It’s a feminine form of the French name Charles, which ultimately derives from the Germanic name Karl, meaning “free man.” This name has countless other variants, including Carla, Charlotte, Charla, Carol, Carole, Caroline, and more. Charlyn offers a more unusual, yet equally pretty, alternative to the classic Charlotte.
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