SCARLETT
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SKAHR-lət   [key]
Meaning & History
From a surname which denoted a person who sold or made clothes made of scarlet (a kind of cloth, ultimately derived from Persian سقرلاط (saghrilat)). Margaret Mitchell used this name for Scarlett O'Hara, the main character in her novel 'Gone with the Wind' (1936). Scarlett's name came from her grandmother's maiden name.
Related Names
VARIANT: Scarlet
Popularity
United States  ranked #61 
England/Wales  ranked #21 
Canada (BC)  ranked #58 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #23 
Chile  ranked #93 
New Zealand  ranked #29 
Northern Ireland  ranked #55 
Scotland  ranked #99