Carlos is the Spanish and Portuguese form of Charles. It has graced kings of Spain and Portugal as well as a Holy Roman emperor. It's also the name of Carlos Santana, the guitarist who fused rock and Latin American music to bring us hits like "Oye Como Va." In the US, Carlos is a popular boy’s name, reaching its highest in ranking from 1970 to 2012. Nicknames include Carlo and Carlito.
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