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What does Carmelita mean?

Carmelita Pronunciation of Carmelita [carmeli-ta] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Carmelita is "garden, orchard". Carmelita is a variant form of Carmel (Hebrew). Carmelita is also a form of Carmen (Hebrew). See also Elita and Melita.


Carmelita has 6 variants: Carmaletta, Carmalit, Carmalita, Carmelit, Carmellita and Karmelit.

26 more different relations via Carmel, Carmen: Carmalla, Carmania, Carmarit, Carmela, Carmeli, Carmelia, Carmelina, Carmelitha, Carmelitia, Carmella, Carmelle, Carmellia, Carmencita, Carmesa, Carmesha, Carmia, Carmiela, Carmila, Carmilla, Carmina, Carmit, Carmita, Carmiya, Carmyta, Karmela and Karmita.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Carmelita Lizeth (C.L.), ..

How popular is Carmelita?

Carmelita is a very popular first name for females (#1236 out of 4276, Top 29%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Carmelita reached its peak rank of #779 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Carmel, Carmela (#1832 in 2015), Carmelina, Carmella (#1486) and Carmen (#382) are the prominent varying forms of Carmelita ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Carmelita was well-received among parents during the years 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.1%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.1%, 62%), with versions such as Carmella becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmelita, Carmel, Carmela, Carmelina, Carmella, Carmen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amelita, Cacelia, Camela, Camelia, Camella, Camellia, Cammelia (see Camellia), Caralia, Caretta, Carita, Carleta, Carletta, Carlia, Carlina, Carlisa, Carlista, Carlita, Carlota, Carlyta (see Carly), Carmill, Carniela, Carniella, Carnyella (see Carna), Carolina, Cathelina, Cerelia, Chabelita, Charlita, Cordelia, Cornalia (see Cornelia), Corneelija (see Cornelia), Cornela, Cornelia, Cornelija, Cornella, Cornelya (see Cornelia), Emelita, Gormelia, Jamelia, Kamelia, Karlita, Manuelita, Marcelina, Margerita (see Margaret), Pamelia, Pamelina, Parmelia, Parmenia, Permelia and Sarelia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carmelita.

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