Given Name CARMEN

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KAR-men (Spanish), KAHR-mən (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval Spanish form of CARMEL influenced by the Latin word carmen "song". This was the name of the main character in George Bizet's opera 'Carmen' (1875).
VARIANTS: Carmela, Carmina (Spanish), Carmina (Italian)
DIMINUTIVE: Carmelita (Spanish)
MASCULINE FORMS: Carmelo (Spanish), Carmelo, Carmine (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Carme (Catalan), Karmela, Karmen (Croatian), Carme (Galician), Carmel (Jewish), Karmen (Slovene)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017