What does Carlita mean?
Carlita \c(a)-rli-ta, car-lita\ as a girls' name. Carlita's roots are Old German and Latin, and Carlita means "free man". Carlita is a variant of Carla (Old German). Carlita is also a variation of Carly (Latin). Carlita is also used as a variation of Carol (Old German) and Caroline (Old German).
Carlita has 23 more different forms via Carla, Carly, Carol, Caroline: Carlana, Carlena, Carletha, Carli▼, Carlia, Carlicia, Carlie▼, Carlin, Carlina, Carlinda, Carline, Carliqua, Carlis, Carlisa, Carlise, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlissa, Carlista, Carlla, Carlyna, Carolina and Karlina.
Carlita is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4173 out of 4276, Top 98%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Carla (#864 a year ago), Carli, Carlie (#966), Carlotta, Carly (#357), Carol, Carolina (#407) and Caroline (#58) are the popular variation forms of Carlita (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 1996 (usage of 0.5606%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.2935%, down 47.6%), with the forms Carla, Carli, Carlie, Carlotta and Carol becoming somewhat outmoded. Carly (#357), Carolina (#407) and Caroline (#58) are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this compilation, with Carolina and Caroline going through a rekindling in popularity. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Carlita and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)