Meaning and Name Origin
Carmelo \c(a)-rme-lo, car-melo\ as a boys' name is pronounced kar-MAY-loh. It is of Italian and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Carmelo is "orchard;, garden". Biblical place name: refers to Mount Carmel in Israel, which is referred to in ancient writings as a paradise.
Carmelo is a somewhat popular first name for males (#704 out of 1220, Top 58%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Carmelo for boys. Carmelo was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #357 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is currently at #653. (2014 Birth Statistics)