Given Name SCARLETT

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SKAHR-lit   [details]

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.

Categories

actresses, colors, Gone with the Wind characters, literature, Marvel characters, occupations, red, surnames
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