Carlos is a ♂ boy’s name.
Carlos means “man” (from Germanic “karal”), “free man” (from Middle Low German “kerle” or Germanic “karlaz”) and “warrior”, “army” (from Old High German “heri”).
There are many different variants of the name Carlos in several languages. In English and French, it is Charles. A Finnish form is Kaarlo, a Croatian one Karlo and Latin one Carolus. In Polish and Romanian, Carlos is called Carol, in Dutch, Czech and Slovenian it is Karel, in Sorbian it’s Korla and Hungary people say Károly. An Italian form of Carlos is Carlo whereas in Greece, it is Karolos. The Welsh Carlos is called Siarl and the Irish one Séarlas.
A female form of Carlos is Carla.
There is a variety of possible nicknames for Carlos, they range from cute to cool. Most popular are Cal, Cally, Carlito, Carly, Charly, Chuck, Carlo and simply C.
Carlos as a middle name is often paired with a Spanish, Portuguese or Mexican first name. Most popular first names are Andres, Benito, Don, Juan, Ben, Camilo, Manuel, Eduardo, Leon, Alberto, Fernando, Roberto, Diego, Ernesto, Arturo, Jose, Beymar and Luis.
Carlos was used as a name for low and high pressure zones in Europe four times. Carlos was also the name for 10 tropical storms and cyclones. In the East Pacific Ocean eight tropical storms were named Carlos in the years 1979, 1985, 1991, 1997, 2003, 2009, 2015 and 2021. However, only the storm in 2003 caused damages to the people of Mexico. In Australia in 2011, one cyclone was named Carlos. It brought three days of precipitation, no damages were caused. In 2017 there was a cyclone of the name Carlos in the South East Indian Ocean.
The name Carlos is ranked #2401 overall.
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