Meaning and Origin of Carmen - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Carmen

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Garden or field of fruit
  • Hebrew : Garden

Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : Song

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish : from the Marian epithet (María del) Carmen ‘Our Lady of Carmel’, a reference to Mount Carmel (meaning ‘garden’ or ‘orchard’) in the Holy Land, which was populated from early Christian times by hermits.
  • Spanish : habitational name from any of various places in Spain named El Carmen, for example in the province of Cuenca.
  • English : variant spelling of Carman.

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