What does Carmen mean?
Carmen [car-men] as a name for boys (also used more regularly as girls' name Carmen) is a Latin name, and the meaning of Carmen is "song". Carmen is an alternate form of Carmine (Latin): used by families of Italian descent.
1 more related form via Carmine: Carmino.Creative forms:
(male) Camen, Carpen, ..
(female) Carbel, Carcon, .. Middle name pairings:
Carmen Jet (C.J.), ..
How popular is Carmen?
Carmen is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#651 out of 1220, Top 53%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#9973 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Carmen was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #322 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Carmine (#1213 the previous year) and Carman are the popular varying forms of Carmen. These relations of Carmen were at the height of their popularity during 1920-1929 (median #785) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1737, ▼84%), with the form Carmen going out of style.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aaren, Armen, Barden, Barren, Barten, Caden, Cadman, Caelen, Caiden▲, Camden▲, Camren, Cardin, Cardon, Carel, Carew, Carey▼, Carley, Carlin, Carlsen, Carmel, Carmeli, Carmelo▲, Carne, Carney, Carrey, Carsan, Carsen, Carter▲, Carvel, Carver, Carwyn, Cayden▲, Corben, Coren, Daimen, Damen, Daren▼, Darien▼, Darren▼, Farmer, Farren, Garen, Garlen, Garman, Garmen, Garmin, Garmon, Garven, Garwen, Harben, Harden, Harken, Harlen, Harman, Harmen, Harmon▼, Jaren▼, Jarman, Karmel, Laren, Larren, Larsen, Marden, Marlen, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marmer, Marten, Marven, Naren, Normen, Parken, Taren, Tarren, Warden and Warren▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carmen.See names in meaning and etymology.