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Carlos Name Meaning and Origin

Carlos Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Strong, Free man

Name Origin


The name Carlos means 'strong' or 'free man' in Spanish and Portuguese. It is derived from the Germanic name Karl, which means 'man'. Carlos has a powerful and independent connotation, often associated with leadership and resilience.

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Carlos Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Carlos is easy to pronounce with clear syllables, making it flow smoothly.

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The name Carlos has a perfect rhythm with two syllables that sound harmonious together.

Famous People Named Carlos

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● Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana is a Mexican-American guitarist known for his fusion of rock and Latin American music. He has won multiple Grammy Awards and is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

● Carlos PenaVega

Carlos PenaVega is an American actor and singer, best known for his role in the TV series 'Big Time Rush'. He has also appeared on 'Dancing with the Stars'.

● Carlos Vives

Carlos Vives is a Colombian singer and songwriter who is known for popularizing Colombian vallenato music internationally. He has won multiple Grammy Awards for his music.

Carlos Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Carlos

The name Carlos does not have strong negative connotations or associations with negative characters. It is a widely used and respected name with a positive and powerful meaning.

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