US Popularity:932
Other Origin(s):Old Persian
Meaning:Fine cloth; Red, scarlet
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 a “fine cloth.” It’s also commonly derived from the Old Persian word saqerlât, meaning “scarlet.” In the Bible, scarlet is a red 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.

Scarlet Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Scarlet is currently #1825 on The Bump
Girl:Scarlet is currently #818 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Scarlet is currently #932 in U.S. births
Girl:Scarlet is currently #345 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 60
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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