Scarlett

Scarlett - A unique female name



  Jul 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Scarlett, meaning scarlet, red, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1940 on position #935. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Scarlett and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Scarlett? 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 Scarlett. The baby girl name Scarlett was given to 4,015 baby girls in 2012, ranking #61 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 352 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Scarlett peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 61.



Famous with this name

Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Robison
Scarlett Byrne


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Rating: 5/5 (17 people)


Scarlett is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Scarlett is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #20 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #201.

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 Scarlett is where you live.


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Scarlett origin and meaning

Scarlett is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means scarlet, red. To see famous people named Scarlett, pop culture references for the name Scarlett and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Scarlett

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

Scarlet / Scarlette / Sharlotte / Scarleth / Skarlett / Sharlet / Skarlet / Sherlita / Skarlette / Sharlette /

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
201261
201180
2010115
2009169
2008212
2007220
2006296
2005424
2004523
2003756
2002801
2001996
2000947
1999853
1998801
1997883
1996812
1995731
1994869
1993822
1992937
19911134
19901048
19891123
19881195
19871082
19861122
19851150
19841058
19831463
19821555
19811211
19801175
19791114
19781305
19771025
19761213
19753121
19741355
19731310
19721172
19711172
19701068
19691127
19681047
19671320
19661403
1965957
19641019
1963941
1962917
19611018
19601374
19581564
19571613
19561497
19551092
19532221
19512129
19501285
19491505
19481331
19462018
19441636
19431063
19421057
1941863
1940935

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada20
Alaska27
Utah35
Arizona37
California41
Rhode Island41
Delaware41
Hawaii44
Washington45
New Jersey49
Colorado54
Iowa56
Oklahoma61
North Dakota62
Montana63
Vermont63
Oregon64
Massachusetts66
Texas66
Connecticut68
New York69
Pennsylvania73
Missouri74
Tennessee75
Arkansas76
South Carolina76
Virginia76
North Carolina78
Minnesota79
Maryland80
Florida82
Michigan85
Georgia89
Ohio93
Alabama94
New Mexico95
Maine95
Wisconsin96
Illinois97
Kentucky100
Indiana103
Kansas104
Nebraska108
West Virginia110
Louisiana128
South Dakota157
New Hampshire163
Mississippi172
Idaho195
District of Columbia201

Even more about Scarlett


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 Scarlett a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Scarlett?

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 Scarlett
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 352
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1940
2012 births +4,015

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