Carmine Name Meaning & Origin

Carmine

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Carmine:

Masculine form of Carmela (vineyard, orchard). The name is often bestowed to bring the child under the special protection of the Virgin Mary, "Our Lady of Carmel."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Carmine

Minnie, Calm, Charming, Carminda(not so nice), Carmichael, Caramel,

Meanings and history of the name Carmine

Carmine is the Italian masculine form of CARMEL. Which is influenced by the Latin word carminis "of song". Carmine when not a name (so carmine- lower case c) is a shade of red. Carmine is a pigment of a bright red color obtained from the carminic acid produced by some scale insects (the cochineal and the Polish cochineal)...and is used in the manufacture of artificial flowers, paints, rouge, yoghurt, cosmetics, food additives, and crimson ink.

Cleopatra would crush thousands of some beetle to get just an ounce of this crimson pigment that she would dye her hair with.

In Russian it means lipstick
In Indonesian field or paddock
In Latin Flower
In Korean it is Ca-me Ten flowers
In Serbian Fireplace

Famous real-life people named Carmine

Carmine Dominick Giovinazzo plays Dectective Danny Messer on the hit show "CSI: New York" on CBS (in America). He was born August 24, 1973.

Carmine in song, story & screen

Carmine 'The Big Ragoo' Ragusa, character on the '70s sitcom "Laverne and Shirley"
Carmine Polito character on the Movie "American Hustle"

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