What does Carmina mean?
Carmina \c(a)-rmi-na, car-mina\ as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Carmina is "garden, orchard". Carmina is a variant of Carmel (Hebrew). Carmina is also a derivative of Carmen (Hebrew).
Carmina has 38 more alternative forms via Carmel, Carmen: Carma, Carmaine, Carmalita, Carmalla, Carman, Carmela▼, Carmeli, Carmelia, Carmelina, Carmelita▼, Carmella▼, Carmesa, Carmesha, Carmi, Carmia, Carmie, Carmiela, Carmila, Carmill, Carmilla, Carmin, Carmine, Carmisha, Carmit, Carmita, Carmiya, Carmon, Carmy, Carmynn, Carmyta, Charmaine▼, Karman, Karmela, Karmen, Karmia, Karmin, Karmita and Karmyn.
Carmina is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3580 out of 4276, Top 84%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Carmina and associated names. Carma, Carmel, Carmela, Carmelita, Carmella, Carmen (#383 in 2014) and Charmaine are the prominent varying forms of Carmina (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms such as Carmela, Carmelita, Carmella, Carmen and Charmaine falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)