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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Karmen mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Karmen

"Karmen" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Variant of Carmel - Fruitful orchard as Mount Carmel in Palestine". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name derived from Spanish Carmen.

Notable Persons Named Karmen

Karmen was born on May 10th, 1990 in Kehra.

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She holds the title Woman International Master and FIDE titles. Karmen was born Karmen Mar on July 14th, 1987 in Slovenia.

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Karmen Sunčana Lovrić is an actress. Karmen was born on March 24th, 1986 in Zagreb.

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Carla was given the name Karmen Jakaviciute - Grimalauskaite Janaviciute on February 19th, 1961 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Karmen Kuhar is an athlete for the ŽNK Krka.

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Karmen Ulbin is an athlete for the ŽNK Maribor.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Karmen

Steve was born on January 31st, 1937.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1935 6 6 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1939 12 12 0
1940 9 9 0
1941 14 14 0
1942 24 24 0
1943 12 12 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 13 13 0
1950 13 13 0
1951 10 10 0
1952 16 16 0
1953 13 13 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 17 17 0
1956 27 27 0
1957 23 23 0
1958 28 28 0
1959 30 30 0
1960 43 43 0
1961 50 50 0
1962 49 49 0
1963 59 59 0
1964 73 73 0
1965 61 61 0
1966 44 44 0
1967 80 80 0
1968 66 66 0
1969 72 72 0
1970 80 80 0
1971 92 92 0
1972 73 73 0
1973 82 82 0
1974 80 80 0
1975 74 74 0
1976 82 82 0
1977 72 72 0
1978 62 62 0
1979 73 73 0
1980 88 88 0
1981 71 71 0
1982 67 67 0
1983 45 45 0
1984 67 67 0
1985 64 64 0
1986 68 68 0
1987 56 56 0
1988 69 69 0
1989 90 90 0
1990 89 89 0
1991 72 72 0
1992 83 83 0
1993 77 77 0
1994 72 72 0
1995 44 39 5
1996 51 51 0
1997 54 54 0
1998 77 77 0
1999 74 74 0
2000 76 76 0
2001 119 119 0
2002 88 88 0
2003 121 121 0
2004 155 155 0
2005 168 168 0
2006 158 158 0
2007 150 150 0
2008 245 245 0
2009 222 217 5
2010 181 181 0
2011 226 226 0
2012 205 205 0
2013 221 221 0
2014 199 199 0
2015 185 185 0
2016 215 215 0
2017 191 191 0

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Popularity of Karmen as a first name

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Popularity of Karmen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karmen U.S.
  White 84.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karmen

People with the last name Karmen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Karmen

  • How Popular is the name Karmen? Karmen is the 3,310th most popular name of all time. As a last name Karmen was the 160,975th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Karmen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,209 babies born with the first name Karmen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karmen to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karmen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1935 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Karmen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karmen is Sunday, July 15th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Karmen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karmen was in 2008 with a total of 245 babies.
  • Random Karmen Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karmen is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Karmen: Your name in reverse order is Nemrak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ameknr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karmen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 100 people with the last name Karmen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karmen? Karmen is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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