What does Carmel mean?
Carmel [carmel] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Carmel) is of Hebrew origin, and the name Carmel means "orchard;, garden; orchard, garden". Carmel is an alternate form of Carmelo (Italian, Hebrew). Carmel is also a variation of Karmel (Hebrew).
Associated with: orchard (tree).
(male) Cadmel, Caxmel, ..
(female) Carce, Carryl, .. Middle name pairings:
Carmel Terrance (C.T.), ..
How popular is Carmel?
Carmel is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#22098 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Carmel entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #1164 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Carmello, Carmelo (#707 in recent rankings) and Karmelo are the popular varying forms of Carmel. Usage of these relations of Carmel was at its peak in the year 2013 and is now significantly reduced. Carmelo is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this list.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Bartel, Cadel, Cael, Capel, Cappel, Cardell, Carden, Carel, Carew, Carey▼, Carl▼, Carley, Carman, Carmen▼, Carmin, Carne, Carnell, Carnelle, Carney, Caroll, Carrey, Carrol▼, Carsen, Carter▲, Carvel, Carvell, Carver, Carvil, Caryl, Caryll, Cornel, Cornell, Darcel, Darel, Dariel▲, Darnel, Darrel▼, Farmer, Farrel, Gamel, Gammel, Garmen, Hamel, Harel, Harmen, Harrel, Jamel, Jarel, Jarrel, Karel, Karmen, Karrel, Marcel▲, Mardel, Markel, Marmer, Martel, Marvel and Parnel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carmel.See names in meaning and etymology.