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pinWhat does Carlos mean?

Carlos /car-los/ as a boys' name is pronounced KAR-lohs. It is of Spanish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Carlos is "free man".

Variant of Charles. See also Carl. Film directors Carlos Saura, and Carl Ponti.


pinVariations

Carlos has 3 variants: Carlito, Carlo and Carrlos.

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: Carlossio, Caslos, Charlos. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carlos name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carlos outside U.S.

Charles (#51 2 years ago), 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 2 years ago). Other forms, like Karol, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Carlos was common during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5149%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2194%, down 57.4%). Charles is the clear favorite, although Charlie appears to be gaining popularity too, while versions like Chad, Carl, Karl, Carlo and Chaz have lost favor. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Carlos and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carlos, Carl, Carlo, Carrol, Carroll in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cary, Chad, Charles, Charley, Charlie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chas, Chaz, Chip, Chuck, Karl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carl, Charles, Charlie, Karl outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Carlos is pronounced similarly to Karlos. Other recommended similar baby names are Carlow, Carlson and Carolus. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carlos.

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