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Boy Name: Carmine

Name: Carmine
Pronunciation: \c(a)-rmi-ne, car-mine\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Carmine's also a girl name)
Meaning: song
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Garmin, Garman, Garmon, Garmen, Garmann, Germin, Germane, Germaine
Variant forms: Carman, Carmen, Carmin, Carmino, Karman, Karmen
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 805
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 32278


Carmine \c(a)-rmi-ne, car-mine\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Carmine), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Carmine is "song". Used by families of Italian descent. "Carmine" also means "purplish red" from an Aramaic word meaning "crimson".

Carmine has 6 variant forms: Carman, Carmen, Carmin, Carmino, Karman and Karmen.

Baby names that sound like Carmine are Garmin, Garman, Garmon, Garmen, Garmann, Germin, Germane and Germaine.


Carmine is a somewhat popular first name for men (#805 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#32278 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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