Charlotte is considered to be a diminutive of the name Charles. Many royal ladies have been called this French origin name including Charlotte of Savoy, Charlotte of Monaco and Charlotte of Cyprus. Charlotte is the feminine equivalent of Charles. The name Charles comes from the German name Carl or Karl which means ‘a man of freedom’. The meaning of Charlotte is ‘free man/woman’, ‘freedom’, or ‘petite’. The name is still used by royal families with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge naming their daughter Princess Charlotte. Novelist Charlotte Bronte is another popular Charlotte well loved by literature fans. This name has secured a good position in the top 50 favourite names of Northern Ireland, France, Belgium, England and the Netherlands.
Songs About Charlotte
La petite Charlotte