[ 2 syll. car-mi-ne, ca-rm-ine ] The baby boy name Carmine is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as KAARMihN †. Carmine is largely used in the Italian and English languages, and it is derived from Hebrew and Hebrew-Latin origins. Hebrew-Latin origin, English and Italian use: The name developed from Carmel, which is from the Hebrew 'karmel' (meaning fruit garden, fruitful land), under the influence of the Latin 'carminis'.
In addition, Carmine is an Italian variant of the name Carmelo (Hebrew, Italian, and Spanish).
Carmine is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked in 1912 with 0.023% of baby boys being given the name Carmine. Its ranking then was #377. The baby name has since steeply declined in popularity, and is now of very modest use. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Carmine, Carmelo was the most regularly used. In the past century Carmine has predominantly been a baby boy name.
Baby names that sound like Carmine include Carmyne, Caerwyn, Carim, Carión, Carmain, Carmaine, Carmee, Carmen, Carmey, Carmi, Carmie, Carmy, Carmyn, Carney, Caron, Carwyn, Cearnaigh, Cearney, Chiram, and Chirun.
† Pronunciation for Carmine: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"