What does Carmela mean?
Carmela /car-mela/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Carmela's name origin is Hebrew, and Carmela means "garden, orchard". Carmela is an alternate form of Carmel (Hebrew). Compare last name Carmell.
Carmela▼ has 36 more related variations via Carmel: Carma, Carmaletta, Carmalit, Carmalita, Carman, Carmania, Carmanya, Carmarit, Carmelina, Carmelit, Carmelita▼, Carmelitha, Carmelitia, Carmelle, Carmellita, Carmesa, Carmesha, Carmi, Carmia, Carmie, Carmill, Carmilla, Carmina, Carmine, Carmisha, Carmit, Carmiya, Carmy, Karmel, Karmelit, Karmen, Lina▼, Lita, Melina▲, Melita and Mina▼.Kreatif forms: Calmela, Carmecla. [more]
How popular is Carmela?
Carmela is a very popular first name for women (#640 out of 4276, Top 15%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Carmela for girls. Carmela entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #280 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Carma, Carmel, Carmelita, Carmella, Lina (#767 last year), Melina (#598) and Mina (#687) are the prominent variation forms of Carmela listed in the Top 1000. Variants like Carmina are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3205%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.1185%, down 63%), with forms like Carmel, Carmela, Carmelita, Carmella and Mina becoming somewhat dated. Melina (#598) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Carmela and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)