US Popularity:830
Other Origin(s):British, Italian, Hebrew, Latin
Meaning:Garden; Orchard; Vineyard of God; Song, incantation
There's no shortage of famous Carmens in the world, from Carmen Sandiego to Carmen Electra, but the most well-known of them all is the tragic heroine of Georges Bizet's opera Carmen. Considered by many to be a masterpiece, it's perfect for recognizing how priceless baby is to you. This gender-neutral Spanish name comes from the Latin word carmel, which means "garden" or "orchard," and the Hebrew word karmél meaning "vineyard of God." This can easily connect baby to the beauty of nature. Carmen may also come from the Latin word canere and can translate to "song" or "incantation." For a name that encourages baby to find their voice, Carmen can make for a melodic choice.

Famous People Named Carmen

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  • Carmen Electra

Carmen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Carmen is currently #1391 on The Bump
Boy:Carmen is currently #753 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Carmen is currently #1005 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Carmen is currently #830 in U.S. births
Boy:Carmen is currently #2577 in U.S. births
Girl:Carmen is currently #434 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 22
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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