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Carlos

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2.4m Charles (German)

How popular is the baby name Carlos in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 17 0 17
1881 19 0 19
1882 20 0 20
1883 22 0 22
1884 13 0 13
1885 28 0 28
1886 16 0 16
1887 20 0 20
1888 29 0 29
1889 25 0 25
1890 17 0 17
1891 16 0 16
1892 24 0 24
1893 26 0 26
1894 25 0 25
1895 20 0 20
1896 30 0 30
1897 28 0 28
1898 30 0 30
1899 36 0 36
1900 37 0 37
1901 38 0 38
1902 37 0 37
1903 41 0 41
1904 38 0 38
1905 58 0 58
1906 50 0 50
1907 74 0 74
1908 56 0 56
1909 60 0 60
1910 82 0 82
1911 69 0 69
1912 124 0 124
1913 165 5 160
1914 210 0 210
1915 273 0 273
1916 234 0 234
1917 298 0 298
1918 347 0 347
1919 313 0 313
1920 431 10 421
1921 399 6 393
1922 447 6 441
1923 434 7 427
1924 453 0 453
1925 477 6 471
1926 505 9 496
1927 552 8 544
1928 584 0 584
1929 570 13 557
1930 589 11 578
1931 552 8 544
1932 534 14 520
1933 572 9 563
1934 568 10 558
1935 565 6 559
1936 541 7 534
1937 544 12 532
1938 598 15 583
1939 589 9 580
1940 668 10 658
1941 621 7 614
1942 659 0 659
1943 709 10 699
1944 699 10 689
1945 736 17 719
1946 878 11 867
1947 1,037 7 1,030
1948 1,043 13 1,030
1949 1,149 13 1,136
1950 1,208 15 1,193
1951 1,252 22 1,230
1952 1,270 16 1,254
1953 1,409 11 1,398
1954 1,628 16 1,612
1955 1,719 19 1,700
1956 1,816 22 1,794
1957 1,810 18 1,792
1958 1,924 19 1,905
1959 1,954 17 1,937
1960 2,028 29 1,999
1961 2,028 29 1,999
1962 2,143 20 2,123
1963 2,132 21 2,111
1964 2,212 24 2,188
1965 2,159 29 2,130
1966 2,188 29 2,159
1967 2,318 24 2,294
1968 2,529 31 2,498
1969 2,928 32 2,896
1970 3,414 29 3,385 #98 boy name
1971 3,469 45 3,424 #89 boy name
1972 3,473 37 3,436 #84 boy name
1973 3,613 42 3,571 #74 boy name
1974 3,916 47 3,869 #71 boy name
1975 3,839 51 3,788 #73 boy name
1976 3,827 41 3,786 #70 boy name
1977 3,843 51 3,792 #74 boy name
1978 3,774 48 3,726 #78 boy name
1979 4,208 45 4,163 #73 boy name
1980 4,128 48 4,080 #78 boy name
1981 4,216 38 4,178 #71 boy name
1982 4,316 51 4,265 #71 boy name
1983 3,953 41 3,912 #75 boy name
1984 3,999 42 3,957 #74 boy name
1985 4,114 30 4,084 #75 boy name
1986 4,144 57 4,087 #76 boy name
1987 4,188 42 4,146 #74 boy name
1988 4,174 53 4,121 #80 boy name
1989 4,682 45 4,637 #77 boy name
1990 5,251 44 5,207 #75 boy name
1991 5,370 40 5,330 #72 boy name
1992 5,365 31 5,334 #69 boy name
1993 5,382 35 5,347 #72 boy name
1994 5,349 25 5,324 #72 boy name
1995 5,565 21 5,544 #68 boy name
1996 5,490 26 5,464 #67 boy name
1997 5,481 20 5,461 #67 boy name
1998 5,492 16 5,476 #69 boy name
1999 6,680 18 6,662 #59 boy name
2000 6,332 17 6,315 #66 boy name
2001 6,861 22 6,839 #59 boy name
2002 6,606 20 6,586 #65 boy name
2003 6,232 16 6,216 #66 boy name
2004 6,269 16 6,253 #71 boy name
2005 6,572 14 6,558 #70 boy name
2006 6,552 13 6,539 #70 boy name
2007 6,415 6 6,409 #70 boy name
2008 6,051 6 6,045 #73 boy name
2009 5,373 0 5,373 #79 boy name
2010 4,593 9 4,584 #89 boy name
2011 4,180 5 4,175 #91 boy name
2012 4,009 7 4,002 #95 boy name
2013 3,671 0 3,671
2014 3,411 0 3,411
2015 3,400 0 3,400

Want to know about the popularity of the Carlos baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 281,665 babies born with the name Carlos in the United States. That's more than enough Carlos to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carlos" was in 2001 with a total of 6,839 babies. (That's a lot of baby Carlos)

According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carlos" ranks #69 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 62 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of 3,827 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Carlos popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Carlos" mean? The list below shows the origins of Carlos as well as things modernly associated with the name Carlos such as celebrities named Carlos.

Origin and Meaning of Carlos

The name "Carlos" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Free man". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Carlos Tevez

Carlos Tevez is a football biography. Carlos was born in 1984 in Ciudadela, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana is a musician, songwriter, and bandleader specializing in latin rock, chicano rock, rock, and blues rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1966 to present. Carlos was born in 1947 in Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer is a basketball biography. Carlos was born in 1981 in Aschaffenburg, West Germany.

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Carlos Pena

Carlos Pena is a MLB player. Carlos was born in 1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Carlos Beltran

Carlos Beltran is a MLB player. Carlos was born in 1977 in Manati, Puerto Rico.

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Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris is an actor, martial artist, film producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1968 to present. Chuck was born in 1940 as Carlos Ray Norris in Ryan, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Carlos

Carlos Correa
Carlos Rosario
Carlos Silva
Carlos Gomez
Carlos Hyde
Carlos Curbelo
Carlos Mencia
Carlos Slim
Carlos Penavega

Alternative Meanings

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

S is for serene, your calm time.

Your name in reverse order is "Solrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sclora". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Carlos born Nov 10, 1950

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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