Name: Carmen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Carmen

  • Meaning:
    Garden; orchard
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Song
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (KAR men)
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Miscellaneous Info for Carmen

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  • Used in:
    English and Spanish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    To create this name the spelling of Carmel was altered to fit the Latin noun 'carmen' (song). Carmen is the name of a famous opera by Bizet.

    Carmen Electra (born Tara Leigh Patrick), is an American glamor model, actress, television personality and singer. Carmen is the name of characters in popular series "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" and Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series of novels.

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

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