Name: Arlette

Origin and Meaning of the Name Arlette

  • Meaning:
    Free man
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Pet form of Charlotte
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ar LET)
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Miscellaneous Info for Arlette

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Arlette is a feminine pet form of Charles.
    The name was first Carlota, giving Caroletta, then Carole. Carole became Charlotte, and its pet form Charlette, in the French trend of creating pet forms using the suffix 'ette'. Charlette gave Carlette and ultimately Arlette.
    A historical figure bearing the name was the illegitimate mother of William the Conqueror.

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