Origin: Italian, Arabic
Meaning: an Italian masculine form of Carmen, the Spanish form of Carmel meaning "garden" in Hebrew; the spelling of Carmen was influenced by the Latin word carmen meaning "song" or "poem".
Carmine is also the name of a purplish-red color, derived from Arabic qirmaz meaning "crimson" and Latin minium meaning "red lead, cinnabar".
- Carmelo (Spanish, Italian)
- Carmo (Portuguese)
- Carmela (Italian, Spanish)
- Carmina (Italian, Spanish)
- Carme (Galician, Catalan)
- Carmelita (Spanish diminutive of Carmel)