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pinWhat does Carmela mean?

Carmela /car-mela/ 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 8 variants: Carmalla, Carmeli, Carmelia, Carmella, Carmellia, Carmiela, Carmila and Karmela.

Carmela has 36 more relations 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: Carmecla, Carmeta. [more]

pinHow 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. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carmela name in U.S.

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

Carma, Carmel, Carmelita, Carmella, Lina (#767 2 years ago), Melina (#598) and Mina (#687) are the prominent variation forms of Carmela listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Carmina, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Carmela was well-received among parents during the years 1900-1909 (average #679) and is somewhat less today (#881, 63%). Melina has generally been preferred by parents, while versions like Carmel, Carmela, Carmelita, Carmella and Mina are now less common. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Carmela and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carmela, Carma, Carmel, Carmelita, Carmella in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lina, Melina, Mina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lina, Melina outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Camela, Carniela and Cornela. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carmela.