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What does Carmela mean?

Carmela /car-me-la/ as a girls' name. Carmela's name origin is Hebrew, and Carmela means "garden, orchard". Carmela is an alternate form of Carmel (Hebrew).


Carmela has 8 variants: Carmalla, Carmeli, Carmelia, Carmella, Carmellia, Carmiela, Carmila and Karmela.

Carmela has 29 more relations via Carmel: Carma, Carmalit, Carmalita, Carman, Carmania, Carmanya, Carmelina, Carmelit, Carmelita, Carmelitha, Carmelitia, Carmelle, Carmellita, Carmesa, Carmesha, Carmi, Carmia, Carmie, Carmill, Carmilla, Carmina, Carmine, Carmisha, Carmit, Carmiya, Carmy, Karmel, Karmelit and Karmen.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Carmeda, Carmena, ..

(male) Carmelan, Carmelie, ..

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Carmela for girls. Carmela reached its apex rank of #283 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #1699 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmela name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carmela outside U.S.

Carma, Carman, Carmel, Carmelina, Carmelita, Carmella (#1438 from recent data) and Karmen (#1217) are the prominent variation forms of Carmela (#1699 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Carmelitia, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Carmela was well-received among parents in the 1920s (median #1109) and is now significantly diminished.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmela, Carma, Carman, Carmel, Carmelina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmelita, Carmella, Karmen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carmela and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Recommended names are Caela, Camala, Camela, Camelia, Camella, Camila, Cammelia (see Camellia), Camyla, Candela, Careena, Carel, Carely, Carena, Caresa, Cariel, Carla, Carlena, Carleta, Carlla, Carmen, Carmita, Carmyna, Carmyta, Carniela, Carniella, Carnyella (see Carna), Carola, Carrola, Charela (see Harela), Charrela (see Harela), Cornela, Cornelia, Cornella, Cornelya (see Cornelia), Harela, Harrela (see Harela), Jamela, Marcela, Mariela, Marvela, Pamela, Pammela and Parmelia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carmela.