Charlotte - girls name

Charlotte name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Charlotte name meaning:

The name Charlotte is of French origin and has a fascinating meaning. It is derived from the male name Charles, which means "free man" or "manly" in Old German. However, the feminized version, Charlotte, has a slightly different interpretation. It is often associated with the meaning "petite" or "feminine." The name has a timeless charm and elegance that has made it popular throughout history.

Charlotte is a name that holds a sense of strength and femininity. It has been associated with many notable figures in history, literature, and royalty, adding to its allure. The name gained significant popularity with the birth of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge in 2015, further cementing its status as a classy and regal choice.

Overall, the name Charlotte carries a beautiful blend of strength and femininity. It signifies independence, femininity, and elegance. Whether it is due to its historical connections or simply its aesthetic appeal, Charlotte remains a popular choice for parents seeking a timeless and sophisticated name for their daughter.

Origin: French

Petite and feminine.


Dickens names

Related names

Charlotte , Carlota , Charla, Charlot, Chattie, Lotta , Lotte , Lottie , Lotty , Totty

Other girls names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 25 out of 5581

1654 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (13)
  • England (23)
  • Wales (36)

Historical popularity of Charlotte

The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Charlotte from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Charlotte in 2024