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What does Carmelo mean?

Carmelo /car-me-lo/ 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.

Associated with: orchard (tree), biblical, mount, ancient.


Carmelo has 6 variants: Carmel, Carmeli, Carmello, Karmel, Karmello and Karmelo.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Camelo, Cormelo, ..

(female) Carmely, Carmena, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Carmelo for boys. Carmelo was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #516 in the U.S. in 2013, and is currently at #653. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Carmelo and affiliated names. Carmello (#1521 in recent rankings), Karmelo and Carmel are the prominent related forms of Carmelo (#653 in recent rankings). Usage of these relations of Carmelo was common in 2013 and is somewhat less today. Carmelo has generally been preferred by parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmelo, Carmel, Carmello, Karmelo in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Carmelo is alike in pronunciation to Karmeli and Karmelli. Other recommended names are Aurelo, Cabell, Caddell, Cadel, Cadell, Cadmo (see Cadmus), Cael, Caeo, Cameron, Camillo, Camilo, Capel, Capell, Capello, Cappel, Cardell, Cardelle, Carden, Carel, Carew, Carey, Carl, Carleton, Carley, Carlile, Carlito, Carlo, Carlos, Carlow, Carly, Carlyle, Carman, Carmen, Carmin, Carmine, Carmino, Carne, Carnell, Carnelle, Carney, Carrey, Carrlos, Carrol, Carroll, Carsen, Carswell, Carter, Cartrell, Carvel, Carvell, Carver, Carvil, Caryll, Caswell, Catullo, Cereno, Cirillo, Cirilo, Cordell, Cordero, Cornel, Cornelio, Cornell, Coryell, Curtell, Harlo, Hermilo, Karlo, Manuelo, Marcello, Marcelo, Rafaelo and Vangelo. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carmelo.