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(French) feminine diminutive of Charles, used in England since the 17th century. It was particulary popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, in part due to the influence of firstly Queen Charlotte (1744–1818), wife of George III, and secondly the novelist Charlotte Brontë (1816–55); it has again come to prominence since the 1980s, especially in England and Australia.
304th in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
254,489
to be exact
261,453
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
West Virginia
has the most people named Charlotte per capita
1943
marked the height of its popularity
100.00%
0.00%
52%
55+
23%
30-54
6%
13-29
19%
0-12

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