What does Carnell mean?
Carnell /car-nell/ as a boys' name is pronounced kar-NEL. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Carnell is "defender of the castle". Carne (karn) is a Welsh variant of the English surname Cairn, meaning a landmark or memorial made of piled-up stones.
Carnell has 1 more alternative form via Cairn: Cairne.Kreatif forms: Cacarnell, Carnellca, Croynell. [more]
How popular is Carnell?
Carnell is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#11684 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Carnell for boys. Carnell entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #897 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Carnell is alike in pronunciation to Cornall, Cornel, Cornell▼, Kornel and Kornell. Other suggested similar baby names are Arnell, Burnell, Cabell, Caddell, Cadell, Capell, Cardell, Cardelle, Carel, Carmel, Carmeli, Carmello, Carmelo▼, Carney, Caroll, Carroll▼, Carswell, Cartrell, Carvel, Carvell, Caryll, Caswell, Connell, Cordell▼, Corneille, Cornelio, Cornelius▼, Cornelus, Coryell, Cranly, Cromwell, Curtell, Danell, Darcell, Dariell, Darnall, Darneil, Darnel, Darnell▼, Darrell▼, Darvell, Farnall, Farnell, Farrell▼, Gardell, Harrell, Harwell, Jarell, Jarrell, Jarvell, Larell, Larnell, Lornell, Marcell, Markell, Martell, Marvell, Marzell, Parnel, Parnell, Parrnell, Pernell, Ranell, Raynell, Vernell and Wardell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carnell.