Charlotte (given name)

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Gender Female
Word/name French
Meaning Female diminutive of "Charles", "strong and virile", "vigorous"
Other names
Nickname(s) Charlie, Charley, Char, Chaz, Chas, Lola, Lotta, Lottie, Lotte, Charl, Chacha, Big C, Char-Char
Related names Charles, Šarlote

Charlotte is a female given name, a female form of the male name Charles.[1] It is of French origin meaning "free man" and is a very old name and dates back to around the 1700-1800.

These women are usually identified as Charlotte with an appended title rather than a surname:


According to Social Security Administration, Charlotte was the 11th most popular girl name in 2013 in the United States. It was the most popular name for girls in Australia in 2013.[2] The same year it was the 21st popular girl name both in England and Wales.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Royal baby: Queen meets great-granddaughter". BBC. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Australia’s 100 most popular baby names". Kidspot. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014.