What is the meaning of the name Scarlet?

The name Scarlet is primarily a female name of English origin that means Red.

The name/word scarlett is most associated with the deep red color. Common spelling variations include Scarlet and Scarlette.

Actress Scarlett Johansson may be a reason for the newest popularity of this name. The name is most associated with the character Scarlett O'Hara from the 1930s novel and movie, Gone With the Wind. Scarlett O'Connor is a character on the TV show Nashville.

Renowned book titles include The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy.

Different Spellings of the name Scarlet:

Scarlet, Scarlette

People who like the name Scarlet also like:

Charlotte, Violet, Aurora, Olivia, Amelia, Ava, Hazel, Oliver, Liam, Noah, Owen, Asher, Finn, Sebastian

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Stats for the Name Scarlet

checkmark Scarlet is currently #11 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Scarlet is currently #20 in U.S. births

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