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Charlotte Meaning


What does Charlotte mean?

The name Charlotte is of German origin.

The meaning of Charlotte is "free man, strong".

Charlotte is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Char-lotte.

The Given Name Charlotte

As well as a feminine form of Charles, the name Charlotte is often used as an anglicized form of the Scottish Gaelic Tearlag.

Charlotte is a form of Charles. See Charles for further details.

Charlotte appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully classic name.

Charlotte remains a favorite due to its sweet and fearless nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Charlotte A. Cavatica, Charlotte Bronte, and Charlotte Lucas.

Charlotte Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 6 in baby name popularity for girls with 12,940 occurrences. It ranked 8,933 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 7 in baby name popularity for girls with 12,937 occurrences. It ranked 9,846 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.

View the Charlotte Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Charlotte has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Charlotte to other names.

Charlotte Related Names

Charlotte is a form of Charles.

Variants of the name Charlotte include Charlet, Charlette, Charolette, Charoltte, Karlotte.

The names Carlotta, Charlita, Charlize, Charlot, Charlotta, Karlotta, Loleta, Lolitta, Searlait, Serlait, Sharlott, Sharlotta, Sharlotte are all forms of Charlotte.

Charlotte has the diminutives (nicknames) Charley, Charlie, Charly, Lottie, Tottie, Totty.

Famous Charlottes

  • Charlotte A. Cavatica ~ Charlotte's Web character
  • Charlotte Bronte ~ Writer
  • Charlotte Lucas ~ Saint, Pride and Prejudice character
  • Charlotte Rampling ~ Actress

Charlotte Numerology

What will your new littleCharlotte be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Charlotte are often composed and excited but most of all they are read more >>

Charlotte Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Charlotte in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Charlotte.

Just for fun, see the name Charlotte in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Charlotte in Nautical Flags page.