The name Carlos is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "free man". Carlos is ranked #132 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Royal Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory -- Boys Names 900-1000".
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Notable namesakes include musician Santana, writers Fuentes and Castaneda, and numerous athletes. Carlos Irwin Estevez is the birth name of Charlie Sheen.