Charlotte

Charlotte - A popular female name



  Aug 19,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Charlotte, meaning free man, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #99. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Charlotte and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Charlotte? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Charlotte. The baby girl name Charlotte was given to 7,418 baby girls in 2012, ranking #19 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 191 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Charlotte peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 19.



Famous with this name

Charlotte Hope
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Charlotte Alexandra


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Charlotte is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Charlotte is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #4 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #134.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Charlotte is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Charlotte is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Charlotte goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Charlotte origin and meaning

Charlotte is a 9 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means free man. To see famous people named Charlotte, pop culture references for the name Charlotte and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Charlotte

We've found the following names that sound similar to Charlotte, sorted by popularity.

Carlotta / Carlota / Charolette / Charlette / Carletta / Carlette / Carlita / Charletta / Charlott / Carletha /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201219
201127
201046
200968
200886
2007100
2006125
2005134
2004170
2003184
2002204
2001229
2000291
1999307
1998303
1997302
1996302
1995274
1994291
1993291
1992289
1991285
1990288
1989289
1988286
1987292
1986288
1985267
1984299
1983280
1982309
1981292
1980295
1979284
1978273
1977263
1976245
1975227
1974203
1973195
1972188
1971177
1970167
1969160
1968162
1967164
1966153
1965153
1964158
1963153
1962154
1961147
1960152
1959145
1958140
1957133
1956133
1955129
1954113
1953101
195289
195184
195080
194971
194869
194768
194664
194555
194450
194347
194251
194155
194055
193966
193870
193767
193660
193565
193472
193379
193274
193175
193075
192973
192873
192775
192678
192577
192479
192376
192276
192178
192079
191979
191878
191776
191680
191581
191487
191387
191291
191196
191099

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia4
New Hampshire6
Massachusetts8
Connecticut8
Virginia9
Rhode Island11
Utah12
Nebraska12
Illinois12
Iowa14
Washington14
Wisconsin15
Pennsylvania15
Vermont16
Maryland16
Colorado16
Maine16
Michigan18
Minnesota18
Arizona19
New Jersey20
Kansas20
New York20
Ohio21
California21
Missouri21
Idaho23
Nevada26
Indiana28
Oregon28
North Carolina29
Georgia30
Kentucky35
Wyoming35
South Carolina37
Tennessee38
South Dakota45
Montana45
Louisiana46
Florida47
Alabama49
Delaware49
New Mexico53
Hawaii56
Texas60
North Dakota69
West Virginia75
Oklahoma76
Arkansas80
Alaska113
Mississippi134

Even more about Charlotte


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Charlotte a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Charlotte?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Charlotte
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 191
Letter count 9
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7,418

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