What does Carlos mean?
Carlos /car-los/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced KAR-lohs. It is of Spanish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Carlos is "free man".
Carlos▲ has 25 more relations via Carl, Charles: Carel, Carl▼, Carrol▼, Carroll▼, Cary▼, Caryl, Chad▼, Charleson, Charley▼, Charlie▲, Charlot, Charls, Charlton, Charly, Chas▼, Chaz▼, Chick, Chip▼, Chuck▼, Karel, Karl▼, Karol, Karolek, Karolik and Karoly.Kreatif forms: Charlos, Corlos. [more]
How popular is Carlos?
Carlos is a very popular first name for men (#81 out of 1220, Top 7%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#2718 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Carlos for boys. Carlos reached its apex position of #59 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is at #117 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Charles (#51 last year), Charlie (#225), Carl (#613), Chad (#703), Chaz, Chip, Chuck, Chas, Karl, Carrol, Cary, Carlo, Charley and Carroll are the prominent alternative forms of Carlos (#117 last year). Forms like Karol are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5149%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.2194%, down 57.4%), with forms such as Chad, Carl, Karl, Carlo and Chaz becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlie (#225) and Carlos (#117) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here, with Charlie having a revival in usage. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Carlos and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)