Scarlett is a girl's name of French origin, meaning "red." While this color has many associations, the scarlet hue denotes courage, passion, and joy. Scarlet was also an occupational name for medieval fabric dyers and cloth merchants selling vibrantly colored materials. Literary fans may recognize the name from Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone with the Wind, in which Scarlett O'Hara is the protagonist. From fictional rebels to fashionable sellers, Scarlett offers a world of exciting possibilities for baby.

Famous People Named Scarlett

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  • Scarlett Johansson
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