What does Carmine mean?
Carmine [car-mi-ne] as a boys' name (also used less widely 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".
Associated with: red.
(male) Carmian, Carminey, ..
(female) Carmice, Carmile, ..
How popular is Carmine?
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 (#31271 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Carmine for boys. Carmine entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #412 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is currently at #1184. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Carmine (#1184 from current records) are Carman and Carmen. Adoption of these relations of Carmine was more pronounced among parents in the 1920s (median #785) and is now significantly diminished (#1728, down 83.6%).
Recommended names are Cadbie (see Cadby), Caddice, Cadman, Cahane, Caidin, Caile, Cailin, Cain▲, Caine, Callice, Calvin▼, Camdin, Camilo▲, Canbie, Candide, Canice, Canning, Carden, Cardin, Carewe, Carlile, Carlin, Carling, Carlisle, Carlito, Carlyle, Carmel, Carne, Carney, Carny, Caron, Carrick, Carsen▲, Carson▲, Cartier, Carvil, Carville, Carwyn, Casmire, Catlin, Caydin, Charlie▼, Clarrie, Corbie, Corbin▲, Corie, Corin, Cormic, Cormick, Corrin, Corwin, Corwinn (see Corwin), Crain, Craine, Crayne, Currie, Curtice, Daine, Ervine, Faine, Gaine, Garmin, Germaine, Germane, Irvine, Jamaine, Jardine, Jermaine▼, Jermane, Kaine, Laine, Markaine, Paine, Raine and Ramone. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carmine.