Meaning and name origin
Carnelle \c(a)-rnelle, car-nelle\ as a boy's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Carnelle is "defender of the castle". Carnelle is a variant of Carnell (English): Carne (karn) is a Welsh variant of the English surname Cairn, meaning a landmark or memorial made of piled-up stones.
Carnelle is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Carnelle and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Carnell. (2014 statistics).