Origin:French
Popularity:898
Meaning:Red
A color of passion, wealth, power, and luxury, Scarlet is a fitting feminine name for baby. More commonly spelled as Scarlett, Scarlet stemmed from Old French and Middle English and was originally an occupational name given to merchants of fine cloth. Eventually, the word scarlet became associated with the rich red color. In the Bible, scarlet is a color used to describe shameful women. Despite this, Gone With The Wind author Margaret Mitchell popularized Scarlet with her lively and intelligent central character, Katie Scarlett O’Hara. Scarlet evokes a world of color and emotion and will be the perfect name for a passionate soul like baby’s.

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