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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Char

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : from French char ‘cart’, metonymic occupational name for a carter.
  • Anglicized spelling of Slovenian Čar, a nickname from čarati ‘to practice sorcery’.
  • Indian (Karnataka) : Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit āčārya ‘teacher’, ‘spiritual guide’.

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