Carlotta is the Italian form of Charlotte, itself the French feminine form of Charles which ultimately comes from Karl, a Germanic masculine name meaning “man”, used to refer to men who were not thralls or servants but who still lived at the bottom of society so it connotes the idea of a “free man”.
- Carla (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Dutch, English)
- Karla (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian)
- Charlotte (French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch)
- Charlotta (Swedish)
- Carlos (Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan)
- Carlo (Italian)
- Carl (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English)
- Karl (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Finnish)
- Charles (French, English)
- Carlitos (Portuguese, Spanish)
- Carlito (Spanish, Portuguese)
Aditi is an Indian female name meaning “free, limitless, boundless, entire”, “freedom, security” or “have nothing to give” in Sanskrit. Aditi is also the name of the Mother Goddess in Hindu mythology, mother of all the gods and of the whole cosmos, as well as being the Goddess of divine wisdom.
Charlie is often used as a short form of Charles or its feminine forms Charlotte and Charlene, derived from Germanic name Karl meaning “man”. It was originally used to refer to men who were not thralls or or servants but who still lived at the bottom of society, connoting the idea of a “free man”.
- Charles (m)
- Charlotte (f)
- Charlene (f)
Meaning: originally a surname which comes from Middle English frankeleyn meaning “free man” from Old French fraunclein referring to someone who owned land but was not of noble birth.
Nicknames include: Frank and Franky/Frankie