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Carmen

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 7 7 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 8 8 0
1884 14 14 0
1885 24 24 0
1886 16 16 0
1887 12 12 0
1888 26 26 0
1889 27 27 0
1890 28 28 0
1891 31 31 0
1892 41 41 0
1893 39 39 0
1894 54 49 5
1895 34 29 5
1896 56 48 8
1897 58 53 5
1898 71 63 8
1899 48 38 10
1900 101 91 10
1901 88 76 12
1902 80 75 5
1903 101 90 11
1904 92 80 12
1905 101 89 12
1906 155 135 20
1907 148 125 23
1908 134 122 12
1909 183 157 26
1910 222 181 41
1911 255 199 56
1912 326 231 95
1913 424 300 124
1914 547 374 173
1915 694 483 211
1916 784 508 276
1917 817 559 258
1918 910 637 273
1919 889 633 256
1920 1,049 757 292
1921 1,092 776 316
1922 1,100 783 317
1923 1,228 925 303
1924 1,283 939 344
1925 1,275 940 335
1926 1,280 957 323
1927 1,346 1,020 326
1928 1,346 1,017 329
1929 1,335 1,065 270
1930 1,317 1,042 275
1931 1,177 932 245
1932 1,121 886 235
1933 1,097 831 266
1934 1,076 852 224
1935 1,042 831 211
1936 1,054 846 208
1937 990 775 215
1938 996 793 203
1939 976 776 200
1940 1,043 823 220
1941 1,188 957 231
1942 1,252 990 262
1943 1,264 1,035 229
1944 1,142 942 200
1945 1,042 872 170
1946 1,283 1,070 213
1947 1,471 1,237 234
1948 1,545 1,310 235
1949 1,681 1,457 224
1950 1,657 1,458 199
1951 1,768 1,569 199
1952 1,810 1,607 203
1953 1,944 1,725 219
1954 1,993 1,779 214
1955 2,243 2,047 196
1956 2,409 2,201 208
1957 2,459 2,222 237
1958 2,345 2,122 223
1959 2,444 2,212 232
1960 2,616 2,440 176
1961 2,621 2,398 223
1962 2,588 2,408 180
1963 2,513 2,345 168
1964 2,555 2,377 178
1965 2,305 2,147 158
1966 2,255 2,120 135
1967 2,309 2,174 135
1968 2,421 2,268 153
1969 2,338 2,196 142
1970 2,332 2,205 127
1971 2,264 2,138 126
1972 2,090 1,967 123
1973 1,861 1,755 106
1974 1,841 1,750 91
1975 1,891 1,777 114
1976 1,709 1,615 94
1977 1,726 1,631 95
1978 1,531 1,426 105
1979 1,687 1,610 77
1980 1,559 1,459 100
1981 1,555 1,448 107
1982 1,385 1,315 70
1983 1,297 1,226 71
1984 1,374 1,298 76
1985 1,246 1,169 77
1986 1,276 1,198 78
1987 1,234 1,149 85
1988 1,246 1,166 80
1989 1,256 1,188 68
1990 1,406 1,314 92
1991 1,303 1,236 67
1992 1,274 1,202 72
1993 1,160 1,092 68
1994 1,233 1,165 68
1995 1,068 1,005 63
1996 931 869 62
1997 1,060 1,012 48
1998 1,188 1,121 67
1999 1,188 1,139 49
2000 1,260 1,194 66
2001 1,211 1,173 38
2002 1,083 1,020 63
2003 1,336 1,289 47
2004 1,399 1,363 36
2005 1,281 1,227 54
2006 1,329 1,282 47
2007 1,286 1,241 45
2008 1,352 1,310 42
2009 1,130 1,104 26
2010 1,050 1,013 37
2011 954 916 38
2012 966 938 28
2013 903 877 26
2014 875 852 23
2015 871 849 22

Want to know about the popularity of the Carmen baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 151,793 babies born with the name Carmen in the United States. That's more than enough Carmens to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carmen" was in 1960 with a total of 2,440 babies. (That's a lot of baby Carmens)

According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carmen" ranks #16 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 32 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1917. Across the entire United States a total of 817 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Carmen

The name "Carmen" is of Latin origin, and it means "Poem". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda is a singer, dancer, and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1928 to 1955. Carmen was born in 1909 as Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha in Marco de Canaveses, Portugal.

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Carmen Electra

Carmen Electra is an actress, model, dancer, and television personality with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Carmen was born in 1972 as Tara Leigh Patrick in Sharonville, Ohio, U.S.

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Carmen Luvana

Carmen Luvana is an adult biography. Carmen was born in 1981 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

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Carmen Salinas

Carmen Salinas is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1964 to present. Carmen was born in 1933 as Pancracia Salinas Delano in Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.

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Leticia Calderón

Leticia Calderón is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1983 to present. Leticia was born in 1968 as Carmen Leticia Calderon Leon in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico.

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Carmen Kass

Carmen Kass is a model. Carmen was born in 1978 in Tallinn, Estonia.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Carmen

Carmen Carrera
Carmen Ejogo
Carmen Marc Valvo
Carmen Sandiego
Carmen Larbalestier
Carmen Opera
Carmen Ortega
Carmen Winstead

Alternative Meanings

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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

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Past life for Carmen born Feb 5, 1967

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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