What does Carletta mean?
Carletta \c(a)-rletta, car-letta\ as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Carletta is "free man". Carletta is a variant of Carla (Old German): feminine of Carl and short form of Caroline. Carletta is also a derivative of Charlotte (Old German).
Carletta has 41 more alternative forms via Carla, Charlotte: Carlana, Carle, Carleah, Carlee▼, Carleen▼, Carleesia, Carleeza, Carleigh, Carlena, Carlene▼, Carletha, Carlethe, Carlette, Carley▼, Carlia, Carlicia, Carlina, Carliqua, Carlisa, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlissa, Carlista, Carlla, Carlonda, Carlreca, Charlesetta, Charlet, Charlett, Charletta, Charlette, Charlita, Charlott, Charlotta, Charolett, Charolette, Karlotte, Loletta, Sharlett, Sharlette and Sharlotta.
Carletta is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2302 out of 4276, Top 54%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charlotte (#10 the previous year), Carlee (#829), Carla (#864), Charolette, Carlotta, Carlene, Carleen, Carleigh and Carley are the prominent alternative forms of Carletta (#unlisted). Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1940-1949 and has become much lower since, with forms such as Carley, Carla, Carlee, Carlotta and Carleen falling out of fashion. Charlotte (#10) is the most trendy girl name in this compilation, and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for this name. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Carletta and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)