What does Charlotte mean?
Charlotte /char-lot-te/ as a girls' name is pronounced SHAR-let. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Charlotte is "free man".
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. From Charles came Charlot, and then Charlotte. Used in England since the 17th century, and made popular by Queen Charlotte, George III's wife (19th century). Literary: in E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web", the heroine of the title is a spider. Novelist Charlotte Brontė; actress Charlotte Rampling; singer Charlotte Church.
Charlotte▲ has 99 variants: Carla▼, Carleen, Carletta, Carlie, Carline, Carlota, Carlotta, Carly▼, Carlyne, Char, Chara, Charill, Charla, Charlaine, Charle, Charleen, Charlene▼, Charlesetta, Charlet, Charlett, Charletta, Charlette, Charlie▲, Charline, Charlita, Charlot, Charlott, Charlotta, Charlsie, Charly, Charlyne, Charmain, Charmaine▼, Charmian, Charmion, Charmion, Charo, Charolett, Charolette, Charty, Charyl, Chattie, Cherlyn, Cheryl▼, Cheryll, Karla▼, Karleen, Karlene, Karletta, Karli, Karlicka, Karlie▲, Karlika, Karline, Karlota, Karlotta, Karlotte, Karly, Karlyne, Lola, Loleta, Loletta, Lolita, Lolotte, Lotta▼, Lottchen, Lotte, Lottey, Lotti, Lottie▼, Lotty, Searlait, Sharel, Sharil, Sharla, Sharlaine, Sharleen, Sharlene, Sharlet, Sharlett, Sharlette, Sharline, Sharlot, Sharlott, Sharlotta, Sharlotte, Sharlotte, Sharmain, Sharmayne, Sharmian, Sharmion, Sharyl, Sheri▼, Sherie, Sherrie▼, Sherry▼, Sherye, Sheryl▼ and Tottie.Kreatif forms:
(female) Chalotte, Clarlotte, ..
(male) Charlotran, Charlotto, ..
How popular is Charlotte?
Charlotte is a very popular first name for females (#130 out of 4276, Top 3%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#98770 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Charlotte for girls. Charlotte reached its peak rank of #10 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the history of Charlotte and related names. Prominent variation forms of Charlotte (#10 a year ago) are Carla (#864 a year ago), Carleen, Carletta, Carlie (#966), Carline, Carlota, Carlotta, Carly (#357), Carol (#1491), Caroline (#58), Charla, Charleen, Charlene (#1432), Charles, Charlesetta, Charlette, Charlie (#229), Charline, Charlotta, Charlsie, Charly (#1856), Charlyne, Charmaine, Charolette, Chattie, Cherlyn, Cheryl, Cheryll, Karla (#504), Karleen, Karlene, Karli (#1252), Karlie (#885), Karly (#1321), Lola (#236), Loleta, Lolita, Lotta, Lottie, Sharla, Sharleen, Sharlene, Sharyl, Sheri, Sherie, Sherrie, Sherry and Sheryl. Usage of these forms of Charlotte was at its most widespread 7 decades ago (median #1082) and has become significantly reduced since (#1662, ▼69.9%). Caroline has been the most popular choice, though Charlotte is currently the top form, while forms such as Lotta used to be popular.
Suggested similar names are Caretta, Carle, Carlee▲, Carlene▼, Carleta, Carletha, Carlethe, Carlette, Carlise, Carlista, Carlita, Carlonda, Carlye, Carlynne, Carlyse, Carlyta (see Carly), Carolee, Caronne, Chalise, Chalonn, Chalonne, Chalyse, Chantle, Charee, Charelle, Charice, Charisse, Charitee (see Charity), Charitey (see Charity), Charity▼, Charitye (see Charity), Charlanna, Charlayne, Charlea, Charlee▲, Charleena, Charleene, Charleesa (see Charlene), Charleigh▲, Charlesette, Charlice, Charlien, Charlina, Charlisa, Charlize, Charlyn, Charmayne, Charmene, Charysse, Chastitee (see Chastity), Chastitie, Chavonne, Cherlyne, Christie▼, Chrystee (see Christina), Clairette, Claretta, Clarette, Claudette▼, Clayrette, Colette▲, Collette, Halette, Hariette, Harriotte, Karlote, Marette, Marlette, Marnette, Pearlette, Sarotte (see Sarah), Scarlette▲, Sharletta, Shawnette and Starlette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Charlotte.