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Carmine

What does Carmine mean?

Carmine Pronunciation of Carmine [carmine] 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.

Variations

Carmine has 6 variants: Carman, Carmen, Carmin, Carmino, Karman and Karmen.

Creative forms:
(male) Carmian, Carminey, ..

(female) Carmice, Carmile, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carmine Mauricio (C.M.), ..

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)

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 #1213. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmine name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Carmine (#1213 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 (#1737, down 84.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmine, Carman, Carmen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carmine and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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