Spanish variation of Carmel; from Latin Carmen meaning song.
"vivid red"

Carmen Origin and Meaning

The name Carmen is a boy's name of Spanish origin.

While the variation Carmine is more familiar for boys, Carmen has also been used as a masculine name; consider the very macho Carmen Basilio - American boxer famous for defeating the great Sugar Ray Robinson - or composer Carmen Dragon.

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Famous People Named Carmen

  • Carmen Matarazzoyounger brother of "Stranger Things" actor Gaten Matarazzo

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