What does Carmine mean?
Carmine \c(a)-rmi-ne, car-mine\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Carmine) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Carmine is "song". Used by families of Italian descent. "Carmine" also means "purplish red" from an Aramaic word meaning "crimson".
Carmine is a somewhat popular first name for males (#805 out of 1220, Top 66%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#32278 out of 88799, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Carmine for boys. Carmine entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #416 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Carmine and corresponding names. The only other popular variation form of Carmine is Carmen. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1920-1929 and is now significantly less, with the versions Carmen and Carmine becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)