Names of the Week – Carmen & Grant!

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The Names of the Week are Carmen & Grant


Carmen

Carmen is a unisex name, currently more popular for girls than boys in the U.S. It’s a Spanish form of “Carmel” as well as a Latin name, meaning “song”. Carmen is currently #358 for girls in the U.S.

A few places you may have heard the name Carmen…
* Carmen – Georges Bizet’s opera
* Carmen Miranda – actress/singer
* Carmen Electra  – actress
* Carmen Sandiego – character from a game and TV show Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?
* Carmen Lowell – character in Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants portrayed by America Ferrera
* Carmen Cortez – character in Spy Kids portrayed by Alexa Vega

Alternative Spellings – Karmen, Carmin, Carmyn

A few nickname ideas – Cami, Cara, Carma, Cari

A few middle name ideas for the name Carmen:
Carmen Elena
Carmen Lily
Carmen Alicia
Carmen Lux
Carmen Ines
Carmen Delilah

If you like the name Carmen, you may also like..
Cameron, Carmela, Camile, Carolyn, Carmina, or Carrie-ann.

Carmen Miranda & Grant Morrison

Carmen Miranda & Grant Morrison

Grant

Grant is derived from a Scottish surname meaning “great, large”.  Grant is currently #462 in popularity for boys in the U.S.

A few places you may have heard the name Grant…
* Grant Morrison – author
* Grant Ward – a character in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
* Cary Grant – actor
* Ulysses S. Grant – former U.S. President

A few nickname ideas – Gray, Gran

A few middle name ideas for the name Grant:
Grant Soren
Grant Ellis
Grant Jamison
Grant Oliver
Grant Llewellyn
Grant Ezekiel

If you like the name Grant, you may also like..
Gray, Graham, Garrett, Brant, Gilbert, or Kent

What do you think of the names Carmen & Grant?

Here’s to a wonderful week,
~Meagan

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