Carlos Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Carlos:
Spanish and Portuguese cognate of Charles, which is from the Germanic karl (full-grown, a man). The name was borne by four kings of Spain.
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- Comments and insights on the name Carlos: | Edit
Not only four Spanish kings; Portugal had one King (from 1889 to 1908), with this name, D. Carlos I.
- Personal experiences with the name Carlos: | Edit
I have known a few boys named Juan Carlos.
Two of my best friends in high school were named Carlos. It's a flexible name that accommodates different personalities.
My name is Cecil, and my boyfriend, Carlos the Scientist, is currently stuck in a desert in another dimension. If you happen to come across him, could you please tell him to come to the radio station if it is convenient? Or if it's not. Just please tell him to come back.
- Nicknames for Carlos: | Edit
Carlitos, Carlito, Carlinhos, Caló,Carloz, Carlín,C-los
- Meanings and history of the name Carlos: | Edit
- Famous real-life people named Carlos: | Edit
Carlos Castaneda, author
Carlos Estevez is the birth name of actor Charlie Sheen
Carlos Gardel, tango singer and songwriter
Carlos Mencia, comic
Carlos Pena,Jr. ,Actor/Singer
Carlos Ponce, actor
Carlos Valdes, actor
William Carlos Williams, American poet
Carlos Beltrán, MLB outfielder with the New York Mets.
Carlos Ray Norris, birth name of actor Chuck Norris
- Carlos in song, story & screen: | Edit
Carlos Garcia, 'Big Time Rush'
Carlos The Scientist, Welcome to Night Vale