Spanish type of Carmel, affected by the Latin word carmen, "song".
Name Origin: Spanish
Name Gender: Female
in Roman law. Virtually, a verse or song. A formula or kind of words used on different events, since divorce. Tayl. Civil-law, 349.
French opera by Georges Bizet (1838-1875), premiered in Paris March 3, 1875. As an effective title, it could express (especially in Italian and Spanish) a diminutive of Carmel/Carmelo or Latin carmen "song, poem, incantation, oracle" (see allure (letter.)).
carmen [song, poem, incantation]
He hesitantly announced to Carmen one evening that he wanted to learn to play a guitar.