Carlos: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Carlos

Carlos

Pronunciation: KAHR-lohs (key)

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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Not only four Spanish kings; Portugal had one King (from 1889 to 1908), with this name, D. Carlos I.

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I have known a few boys named Juan Carlos.

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Carlitos, Carlito, Carlinhos, Caló

Meanings and history of the name Carlos: | Edit

manly, strong

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
William Carlos Williams, American poet
Carlos Beltrán, MLB outfielder with the New York Mets.
Carlos Ray Norris, birth name of actor Chuck Norris

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Carlos Garcia, 'Big Time Rush'

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