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Girl Name: Scarlet

Name: Scarlet
Pronunciation: \s-car-let, sc(a)-rlet\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: red
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Scarlette, Scarletta
Similar Names: Carleta, Searlait, Starlette, Starletta
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2671
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 54438


Scarlet \s-car-let, sc(a)-rlet\ as a girl's name is a variant of Scarlett (Old French), and the meaning of Scarlet is "red". See also Careen.

The baby name Scarlet sounds like Scarlette and Scarletta. Other similar baby names are Carleta, Searlait, Starlette and Starletta.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Scarlet.


Scarlet is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2671 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#54438 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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