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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Carman

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Car"man
A man whose employment is to drive, or to convey goods in, a car or car.
Wiktionary
  1. (obsolete) A person who transported goods, usually with a horse and cart

Notable Persons Named Carman

Carman is a christian music, contemporary christian music, gospel music, contemporary worship music, and christian hip hop evangelist, singer, songwriter, rapper, television show host, actor, evangelism, and rapping. He has been prominent since 1982. Carman was given the name Carmelo Domenic Licciardello on January 19th, 1956 in Trenton, New Jersey.

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Carman Lee is an actor. Carman was born in 16 in Hong Kong.

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Carman L. Lapointe is an Under-Secretary-General for OIOS and United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services. Carman was born in 1951 in Virden, Manitoba. Carman is also known as Lapointe-Young, Carman; Lapointe, and Carman L..

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Carman McClelland is a Member of Provincial Parliament (Ontario). Carman was born on September 22nd, 1951 in Angola.

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Carman was born on November 11th, 1895. Carman is also known as Blough and Carman George. He passed away on March 9th, 1981.

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Carman was born on July 1st, 1830 in Mercer, Pennsylvania. He left this life on April 6th, 1902.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Carman

Carman is a christian music, contemporary christian music, gospel music, contemporary worship music, and christian hip hop evangelist, singer, songwriter, rapper, television show host, actor, evangelism, and rapping. He has been prominent since 1982. Carman was given the name Carmelo Domenic Licciardello on January 19th, 1956 in Trenton, New Jersey.

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George Carman was a barrister. George was given the name George Alfred Carman on October 6th, 1929 in Blackpool. He breathed his last breath on January 2nd, 2001.

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Bliss Carman was a writer. Bliss was given the name William Bliss Carman on April 15th, 1861 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He passed away on June 8th, 1929.

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Patrick Carman is a young-adult fiction, fantasy, science fiction, and child novelist, short story, and screenwriter. Patrick was born Patrick Carman on February 27th, 1966 in Salem, Oregon.

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Sally Carman is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Sally was born on May 9th, 1981 in Mexborough, South Yorkshire, England.

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Gregory Carman is a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade, Chief Judge of the United States Court of International Trade, Judge of theUnited States Court of International Trade, and Chief Judge of theUnited States Court of International Trade. Gregory was born on January 31st, 1937 in Farmingdale, New York.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1901 5 0 5
1912 12 0 12
1913 15 0 15
1914 18 5 13
1915 33 5 28
1916 30 0 30
1917 24 7 17
1918 32 9 23
1919 19 8 11
1920 23 8 15
1921 22 7 15
1922 25 6 19
1923 45 15 30
1924 31 7 24
1925 36 10 26
1926 33 6 27
1927 44 8 36
1928 31 13 18
1929 28 16 12
1930 38 12 26
1931 25 11 14
1932 27 14 13
1933 25 8 17
1934 33 12 21
1935 32 15 17
1936 21 6 15
1937 25 5 20
1938 30 14 16
1939 26 11 15
1940 37 17 20
1941 20 9 11
1942 24 11 13
1943 24 11 13
1944 26 14 12
1945 28 17 11
1946 26 14 12
1947 27 17 10
1948 23 11 12
1949 36 24 12
1950 31 18 13
1951 47 32 15
1952 26 16 10
1953 45 20 25
1954 33 22 11
1955 43 28 15
1956 51 38 13
1957 43 35 8
1958 45 37 8
1959 70 47 23
1960 65 51 14
1961 58 45 13
1962 63 46 17
1963 54 45 9
1964 78 72 6
1965 56 47 9
1966 70 58 12
1967 59 47 12
1968 74 66 8
1969 71 63 8
1970 88 77 11
1971 71 63 8
1972 49 40 9
1973 79 72 7
1974 62 52 10
1975 50 50 0
1976 65 57 8
1977 54 47 7
1978 42 36 6
1979 51 41 10
1980 32 25 7
1981 33 27 6
1982 45 39 6
1983 26 26 0
1984 33 33 0
1985 30 30 0
1986 19 13 6
1987 28 22 6
1988 30 22 8
1989 31 25 6
1990 24 24 0
1991 24 24 0
1992 28 21 7
1993 21 16 5
1994 19 19 0
1995 19 19 0
1996 20 15 5
1997 22 15 7
1998 21 21 0
1999 30 23 7
2000 17 17 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 19 13 6
2003 13 13 0
2004 24 24 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 14 14 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 13 13 0
2012 6 6 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 9 9 0
2015 6 6 0
2016 7 7 0
2017 6 6 0

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Popularity of Carman as a first name

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Popularity of Carman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carman U.S.
  White 89.97% 64.26%
  African American 2.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carman

People with the last name Carman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Carman

  • How Popular is the name Carman? Carman is the 4,764th most popular name of all time. As a last name Carman was the 3,198th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Carman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,484 babies born with the first name Carman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carman to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1901 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Carman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carman is Saturday, August 29th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Carman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carman was in 1970 with a total of 77 babies.
  • Random Carman Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carman is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Carman: Your name in reverse order is Namrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amrnca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,302 people with the last name Carman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Carman as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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