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Carmen Meaning


What does Carmen mean?

The name Carmen is of Spanish origin.

The meaning of Carmen is "vineyard".

Carmen is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Car-men.

The Given Name Carmen

Carmen derived from the Hebrew name Carmel inluenced by the Latin word carmen meaning "song". This Medieval Spanish form of the name was used by George Bizet for his opera Carmen in 1875.

Carmen falls into the musical name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Carmen Argenziano, and Carmen Electra.

Carmen Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 403 in baby name popularity for girls with 820 occurrences. It ranked 3,432 in baby name popularity for boys with 32 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 382 in baby name popularity for girls with 855 occurrences. It ranked 4,298 in baby name popularity for boys with 23 occurrences.

Want to see how Carmen sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Carmen Name Popularity Page.

Carmen Related Names

Carmen is a form of Carmel.

Variants of the name Carmen include Carmia, Carmin, Carmita.

The name Carmine is a form of Carmen.

Carmen has the diminutive (nickname) Carmencita.

Famous Carmens

  • Carmen ~ 1 hurricane
  • Carmen Argenziano ~ Actor
  • Carmen Electra ~ Actress
  • Carmen Martin ~ Handball Player

Carmen Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Carmen.

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Carmen Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Carmen in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Carmen.

Just for fun, see the name Carmen in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Carmen in Nautical Flags page.