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Origin: Latin
Meaning: Affection

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Charity

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Charity in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Charity:

  • Records indicate that 30,930 girls in the United States have been named Charity since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1975, when 1,421 people in the U.S. were given the name Charity. Those people are now 45 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Charity

    67% Approval Rating
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      4 Positive Comments

  • "I have a sister named Charity and I think this is a butiful name! Its not too popular and it has a vary nice meaning and it goes well with a lot of middle names! My sisters name is Charity Linda." Dec. 30, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "Charity actually means "love in the service of God"." Jan. 18, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Yesh i agreee with d first person my name is Charity and i think its such a soft beautiful name i was taught wen i was yr 3 that my name has a good meaning to it. before that i really hated my name becuase people say giv to charity but after that day i feel much better that i was given such a sweet name. soo boo yah!!" Aug. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Oii dnt dis d name Charity daht b my name its prob betta den ur name.. so wahts ur name nyway.." Aug. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "this isn't cute. charity is something you give to. nameing your child this i think is a bad choice.i feel bad for those 29,730 girls with this name." Jun. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Charity isn't a name, it's a word you cringe to during the holidays." Dec. 30, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      3 Neutral Comments

  • "I am Charity Faith... i get called everything.. its ok.. i named my daughter Marina Blair.. she was murdered at age 16" Jul. 25, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like the name. Shortened to "Char" is pretty cool for daily use too. I know women that use it that way." Jan. 17, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Charity Leanne, and I dont really like it. I often have people asking me if my parents were hippies, they weren't. And half the time some people are so stupid they pronounce it Char (CHAR as in Charcoal) itie (ie + E) Its so annoying!" Mar. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

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