Carlotte Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Carlotte
The name Carlotte is pronounced the same as Carlotta, but Carlotte has the German spelling. Words ending in e are usually pronounced as a short a. The name Lotte (pronounced Lotta) is a popular name in Germany. Carlotte is less popular, but not totally rare. I was named for my father Carl, and my aunt Lotte.
- Personal experiences with the name Carlotte
In the U.S., it is often mispronounced and /or misspelled. Schools and doctor's offices usually pronounce it as Charlotte. They assume I have left out the h by mistake. Many relatives pronounce it correctly, but spell it as Carlotta, even though they have known me all my life and have been corrected. My Advice: choose a name for your child which is not going to cause problems with spelling or pronunciation!
- Nicknames for Carlotte
Carla, Carrie, Carly, Car
- Meanings and history of the name Carlotte
Carlotte, Carlota, Karlota Charlotte, and other spellings of this name are all feminine forms of the name Carl or Charles. This name or a derivative of the name Carl have been fairly popular during the last 2 centuries in many European and South American countries.
- Famous real-life people named Carlotte
There was a famous Mexican Empress (also Archduchess) named Carlota married to Emperor (also Archduke) Maximillian. Maximilian and Carlota were crowned in 1864 at the Cathedral Metropolitana in Mexico City. Check Wikipedia for the history of this famous couple.
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