Meaning and name origin
Carmine \c(a)-rmi-ne, car-mine\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 surname or last name for all people (#32278 out of 88799, Top 36%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Carmine for boys. Carmine reached its highest rank of #416 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Carmine and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Carmine and Carmen. (2014 statistics).