pronounced Shar-ME-in.  She was an attendant to Cleopatra, and so this name kind of represents loyalty.  A cute nickname would be Shar-me (Charmy).  Charmian Carr played Liesl in the Sound of Music also.       

Charmian is the form of Charmion used by William Shakespeare for his 1606 play Antony & Cleopatra. The name is based on a historical servant of Cleopatra that was recorded by Plutarch. The name derives from charma, Greek for "delight."
See Also: Charmaine

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