Charlotte (given name)

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Gender Female
Word/name French, but with Germanic roots
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.

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 names in 2013 in the United States. It was the most popular name for girls in Australia.[1] Charlotte is a very old name and dates back to around the 1700-1800. The name Charlotte is of French origin meaning "free man" along with the male counterparts Charles and Charlie.

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  1. ^ "Australia’s 100 most popular baby names". Kidspot. April 2, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-10.