What does Carmelo mean?
Carmelo /car-me-lo/ [3 sylls.] 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.
How popular is Carmelo?
Carmelo is a somewhat popular first name for males (#704 out of 1220, Top 58%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#62577 out of 150436, Top 42%). (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. in the 1930s, and is currently at #653. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)