Meaning and name origin
Carletta \c(a)-rletta, car-letta\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Carletta is "free man". Carletta is a variant of Carla (Old German): feminine of Carl and short form of Caroline. Also a variant of Charlotte (Old German); French feminine diminutive of Charles: it was very common in the Middle Ages in France to make a pet form of a name by adding -ot on the end.
Carletta is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2302 out of 4276, Top 54%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Carletta and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Charlotte (#10), Carla (#864) and Carlotta. (2014 statistics).
Carletta is also pronounced similarly to Carlyta. Other suggested similar baby names are Caretta, Carletha, Carlethe, Carlette, Charlett, Charletta, Charlette, Charlotta and Earletta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carletta.