Name: Carlos

Origin and Meaning of the Name Carlos

  • Meaning:
    Free man
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  • Meaning:
    Free man
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  • Meaning:
    Free man
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  • Pronunciation:
    (KAHR los)
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Miscellaneous Info for Carlos

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  • Used in:
    English, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries
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    Carlos I of Portugal was the penultimate King there. He was assassinated in 1908, along with his son and heir. Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican businessman, he has recently been reported as the richest man in the world.

    Carlos was the 11th most popular name in Spain in 2006. Carlos Mencia is a popular comedian. Carlos Santana, master of the guitar, is another famous bearer.

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Popularity Rank of Carlos (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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