Scarlet Name Meaning & Origin

Scarlet

Pronunciation: SKAHR-lit (key)

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Nicknames for Scarlet

Carly, Carrie, Cara, Scar, Scary, Scarly, Scarling, Etta, Ettie, Letta, Lettie, Scout

My best friend is Scarlet and her guy friend called her Scarly. I call her Scarleteeeeeeeeeeee!

Meanings and history of the name Scarlet

Scarlet was a type of fine and pricey woollen cloth in medieval England. It was often used as stockings for its good weave, and was produced in a number of colours, including commonly a bright carmine red. The colour scarlet is a bright red hinting towards orange. The word's origin traces through latin (scarlata) to persian (saqirlat). Throughout the ages, in many cultures, the colour scarlet was frequently reserved for the rich and/or nobility.

Famous real-life people named Scarlet

Scarlet Lilith Eleida. Rock photographer daughter of Jimmy Page.
Scarlett Johansson, american actress.
The name of one of Sylvester Stallone's lovely daughters'.
Scarlet Starr (b. 2009), daughter of English singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, actress, and television personality Melanie Chisholm

Scarlet in song, story & screen

Major Scarlet Ross (Rose Byrne) from 28 Weeks Later.
Scarlett O'Hara was a lead character in 'Gone With The Wind'.
"Scarlet's Walk", song and album by Tori Amos.
Scarlet Begonias, song by The Grateful Dead.
Scarlet Benoit is a lead character from Marissa Meyer’s The Lunar Chronicles.

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