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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Carmen. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1945 and 1980

Origin and Meaning

Spanish name deriving from La Virgin de Monte Carmen = 'The Virgin of Mount Karmel (= Virgin Mary)'. Karmel is a mountain mentioned in the Old Testament, Hebrew כַּרְמֶל (karmel) = 'garden'

Latin carmen = 'song'

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