Given Name CHARLOTTE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: SHAR-LAWT (French), SHAHR-lət (English), shar-LAW-tə (German), shah-LOT (Swedish), shahr-LAWT-tə (Dutch)   [details]

Meaning & History

French feminine diminutive of CHARLES. It was introduced to Britain in the 17th century. A notable bearer was Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), the eldest of the three Brontë sisters and the author of 'Jane Eyre' and 'Villette'.

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VARIANT: Charlotta (Swedish)
DIMINUTIVES: Lottie, Tottie, Totty (English), Lotte (German), Lotta, Lotte, Lottie (Swedish), Lotte (Norwegian), Lotte (Danish), Lotte (Dutch)
MASCULINE FORMS: Charles (French), Carl, Carol, Charles, Karl (English), Carl, Karl (German), Carl, Karl (Swedish), Carl, Karl (Norwegian), Carl, Karl (Danish), Karel (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Charlize (Afrikaans), Carolina (Ancient Germanic), Carla (Catalan), Karla, Karolina (Croatian), Karolína (Czech), Karoliina, Lotta (Finnish), Karola, Karolina (Hungarian), Séarlait (Irish), Carla, Carlotta, Carola, Carolina (Italian), Karolina (Lithuanian), Karolina (Macedonian), Karolina (Polish), Carla, Carlota, Carolina (Portuguese), Karolina (Slovene), Carla, Carlota, Carolina (Spanish)
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2016
  Australia (NSW)
2016
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2015
  Canada (BC)
2015
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  England and Wales
2016
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2015
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2015
  Netherlands
2016
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2016
  Northern Ireland
2015
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